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Baryte On Calcite

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Baryte On Calcite

Ex M Newnham Collection #1088

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Description
Locality: 
NBHC Mines, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
2.8 × 8.7 × 7.8 cm
Description

Yellow barite clusters looking a little like peach pips over a manganocalcite martix that has a dark included coating of manganese that has been covered with further micro calcite crystals giving the specimen an attractive sparkle llike astarry night

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Baryte

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

Calcite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White
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