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Baryte

Floater

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Description
Locality: 
Sterling Mine, Stoneham, Weld County, Colorado, United States of America
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.8 × 5.8 × 3.2 cm
Description

The Sterling Mine project was one of the early and successful specimen mining projects undertaken by Bryan Lees of Collectors Edge, these specimen were discovered at the Leeson-Pocket in 1989 and are among the really prominent US classics. The translucent, sharp terminated and sky-blue crystals formed a wonderful floater. They are free-standing and in finest condition. Photos don´t do justice to the very tri-dimensional and aesthetic assemble. No significant damages to report.

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Baryte

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