• Baryte on Dolomite
  • Baryte on Dolomite
  • Baryte on Dolomite
Sulphates, Nitrates and Borates

Baryte on Dolomite

$400.00   €379  £320.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC31918
An impressive cabinet specimen of teal blue Baryte crystals enveloped around its centre by a druse of cream to pale brick red and deep flesh pink Dolomite crystals.  The specimen comes with a variety of old labels: three of which are unprovenanced.  One of these is more a long scrap of paper on which is noted it was donated to Yale University prior to 1940 and then passed on to the Smithsonian.  A more recent label is that of Dan and Jill Weinrich (Missouri).  The Baryte forms characteristic thick, tabular crystals, the largest measuring 6.5 x 6.0 x 1.5 cm with clarity covering the full spectrum from opaque through translucent to small transparent patches.  A showy specimen which will look good displayed.

Details

Dimensions
8.0 × 11.4 × 8.0 cm
Categories
Carbonates, Sulphates, Nitrates and Borates
Locality
Frizington, West Cumberland Iron Field, Cumbria, England

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Baryte, Dolomite

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