Barite Crystals from Cerro Warihuyn


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These barite crystals are from Cerro Warihuyn in Mira Flores, Huamalias Province, of the Huanuco Department, Peru.This area is prospected by the locals for mineral specimens and it contains five different mineral species. One of the most desirable specimens for collectors are the barites, It is a sulfate containing the elements Ba, S and O. These barite crystals are translucent to transparent. They have a tabular morphology and a glass luster. . It is an excellent display piece measuring 3 3/4 x 3 3/8 x 1 5/8 inches or 96 x 86 x 41 mm.

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Weight10 oz

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