• Baryte on Quartz
  • Baryte on Quartz
  • Baryte on Quartz
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Baryte on Quartz

$600.00   €546  £460.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC13481
A good sized and excellent cabinet specimen of greenish-grey Baryte crystals richly coating the top surface of a flat bed of milky Quartz.  From Ale and Cakes mine at Carharrack in Gwennap parish, Cornwall, the Baryte forms crystals of up to 1.8 cm long which create a pleasingly jumbled layer over the Quartz. A striking feature of this specimen is the brilliant lustre of the Baryte crystals, so reflective that they appear almost silver.  A super example from the historic Ale and Cakes mine.

Details

Dimensions
14.6 × 7.4 × 3.0 cm
Categories
Sulphates, Nitrates and Borates
Locality
Ale & Cakes Mine, Gwennap, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Baryte, Quartz

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