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Baryte

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MGR737104

Baryte

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Description
Locality: 
Villamassargia, Carbonia-Iglesias Province, Sardinia, Italy
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Museum (18cm plus)
Size: 
18.3 × 14.3 × 8.3 cm
Description

A truely impressive specimen - huge sharp terminated crystals formed a neraly spherical aggregate. The crystals grew in all directions, they show a good translucency and darker concentration of color in the centers. Material in this quality is very rare and hard to obtain.

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Baryte

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