Moving mountains for you
Switch currency

Current Live Auctions

Current Live Fixed Price Sales

Fluorite & Baryte

Views:
Watches:
BMM598792

Fluorite & Baryte

Description Tabs

Description
Locality: 
Galena King Mine, New Mexico, United States of America
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.7 × 4.2 × 2 cm
Description

Blue translucent fluorite cubes coated with tan-colored barite microcrystals. The barite microcrystals look beautiful under magnification: thin, bladed crystals. Very intense blue color. First, second, fourth, and fifth photo with LED backlit. No visible damage to report back side was from the rock.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Fluorite

Formula: 
CaF2
Strunz: 
3.AB.25
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Jáchymov (St Joachimsthal), Jáchymov District (St Joachimsthal), Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge), Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic

Baryte

Formula: 
BaSO4
Strunz: 
7.AD.35
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Streak: 
White
Item Toolbox

Related Items

Recently Viewed