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Baryte

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Baryte

ex Türke barite collection, with older label
Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Müschede, Arnsberg, Sauerland, North Rhine - Westphalia, Germany
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
5.9 × 8.3 × 4.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
3.00cm
Description

Long, prismatisch crystals, which have on some crystals faces clay. This is typical for the old quarry in Müschede. Müschede isn't identity with Lanwehr near Müschede. On the area of old quarry is now a waste sorting plante. The old label give "Holzen" as locality, but isn't correct. A very good specimen from old locality.

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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