Barite or Baryte – Parallel Crystal Twins from Stoneham


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This barite (baryte) is from Stoneham in Weld County, Colorado, USA. This area contains a handful of minerals but is famous for the quality barite specimens found there. Barite is a sulfate that contains the elements Ba,S and O. This piece consists of several elongated and parallel crystals that have a flattened rod shape. They are double terminated and have minor remnant matrix attached. The crystals are blue translucent and they have a resinous luster. This piece 1 3/4 x 11/16 x 3/8 inches or 45 x 18 x 9 mm.

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Weight6 oz

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