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Baryte

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Baryte

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Description
Locality: 
Oberwolfach, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
10 × 7.8 × 5.9 cm
Description

Chisel shaped crystallized barite with unusual high transparency. The faces are high gloss and show a fine lively structure. There are reddish patches on the faces and several blue zonings along the edges. The largest crystal reaches a length of 4.7 cm. Well crystalized as undamaged floater-specimen!

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Baryte

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