• Baryte
  • Baryte
  • Baryte
  • Baryte


ID: CC8719
A classic Cornish specimen of intergrown bladed translucent greenish-grey crystals of Baryte measuring to 4 cm on a matrix of Quartz-Chlorite. From the Ale and Cakes section of United Mines in the parish of Gwennap, to the east of Redruth. The specimen comes with a Sir Arthur Russell handwritten label stating the specimen is from the Great South Lode and was mined around 1824.

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6.8 × 6.6 × 4.3 cm
Sulphates, Nitrates and Borates
Ale & Cakes Mine, Gwennap, Cornwall, England, Europe

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