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Baryte On Fluorite

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Baryte On Fluorite

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Description
Locality: 
Raygill Mine, Hawes, Wensleydale, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6 × 4.5 × 2 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.50cm
Description

A mass of creamy white baryte crystals sitting on top of fluorite with a few fluorite crystal exposed.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Baryte

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

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
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