• Witherite
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Rare Minerals

Witherite

$150.00   €128  £110.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC16968
Occasionally minerals specimens are found in unexpected new locations following engineering work which has exposed previously undisturbed ground.  This is the story behind this 2.8 x 2.4 x 1.6 cm Witherite crystal attached to a matrix of translucent creamy Witherite, the rare barium carbonate.  This specimen was recovered from a road cutting made for the A4119 close to Llantrisant in south Wales and although weathered and encrusted with Baryte, it is quite a remarkable small miniature from a previously unknown location.  This specimen was collected in June 1980, as noted on the accompanying label.

Details

Dimensions
4.3 × 3.5 × 2.7 cm
Categories
Carbonates, Rare Minerals
Locality
A4119 road cutting, Llantrisant, Rhondda-Cynon-Taff (Glamorgan), Wales

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Witherite

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