• Baryte
  • Baryte


$1,050.00   €887  £800.00 approx.  

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ID: CC12855
A deliciously chunky blue, golden yellow and dull cherry-red Baryte from the iron mining district around the town of Frizington in West Cumbria.  Forming a 2 cm thick slab of flat crystals, the Baryte is translucent with one face in hues of light inky-blue and creamy-lemon and the opposite side, light lemon with very heavily tinged areas of dull cherry to light brick-red.  All crystals are very well terminated with flat pinacoids, smooth lustrous faces and attain widths above 2.3 cm. A quite lovely specimen which will look great on display, while exuding the characteristics so very much associated with the West Cumbrian Iron Orefield.


7.6 × 7.4 × 2.0 cm
Sulphates, Nitrates and Borates
Frizington, Cumbria, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen

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