• Baryte and Calcite on Hematite
  • Baryte and Calcite on Hematite
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Baryte and Calcite on Hematite

ID: CC2257

A pleasing small cabinet specimen of Baryte, and Calcite on Hematite from the Iron mining area of Egremont. The single crystal of Baryte forms a thick tabular crystal 3.5cm long by 2.5cm. The colour ranges from a central white zone to tinted blue towards the edges of the crystal, with a satin luster. Tabular 'hexagonal' crystals to 0.8cm of translucent white Calcite richly cover much of the specimen, growing on black metallic sparkling Specular Hematite crystals, which in turn coats a hollow egg shell of red-brown Hematite.

Details

Dimensions
6.2 × 4.6 × 3.0 cm
Categories
Ex. University Of Arizona Collection, Classic Minerals
Locality
Egremont, Cumbria, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Baryte

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