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Alstonite & Baryte

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Alstonite & Baryte

Collected by John & Robert Lawson in 1991
Type Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Brownley Hill Mine, Nenthead, Cumbria, United Kingdom
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.8 × 3.2 × 2.5 cm
Weight: 
53.00gr
Description

An unusual example of pseudo-hexagonal alstonite crystals from the species Type Locality. The crystals are coated with white micro crystalline baryte. Some nice examples of the more common crystal habit are also present.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Alstonite

Formula: 
BaCa(CO3)2
Strunz: 
5.AB.35
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
4.0 - 4.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Brownley Hill Mine (Bloomsberry Horse Level), Nenthead, Alston Moor District, North Pennines, North and Western Region (Cumberland), Cumbria, England, UK

Baryte

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

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