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Baryte

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Baryte

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Locality: 
Pöhla, Schwarzenberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.3 × 4.4 × 4.1 cm
Description

Beautiful cluster of highly lustrous golden barite crystals on small quartz crystals. The well-formed crystals show an intense translucent golden color. Also the three dimensional construction is impressive. The specimen stands in both displayed positions without any support. No significant damage to report. A nice assembly from this well-known location!

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Baryte

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