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Baryte

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Baryte

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Description
Locality: 
Barreiro, Araxá, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.2 × 2.9 × 4.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.30cm
Description

Rare, lustrous, yellow to green blades of baryte from Barreiro, the world's largest niobium deposit.

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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