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Baryte & Hemimorphite

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Baryte & Hemimorphite

Ex coll. M. Scotto

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Description
Locality: 
San Giovanni Mine, Punta della Torre, Iglesias, Carbonia-Iglesias Province, Sardinia, Italy
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
6 × 8.5 × 6 cm
Largest Crystal: 
3.00cm
Weight: 
225.00gr
Description

atrix formed by intertwined bladed crystals of baryte hosts a fan-like cluster of 2nd generation, chisel shape, whitish baryte (up to 3 cm). Here and there, flat rosettes of hemimorphite are scattered on the reddish (for the presence of iron oxides) blades.

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Baryte

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

Hemimorphite

Formula: 
Zn4Si2O7(OH)2·H2O
Strunz: 
9.BD.10
Hardness: 
4.5 - 5.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Băiţa Mining District (Baita Bihor; Rézbánya), Nucet, Bihor Co., Romania

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Seller's terms and conditions

Minerals on auction are from worldwide locations, with a special focus on Italian classics.

Specimens offered are of high quality for different kinds of collectors and are always shown throught the best possible picture in order to present all their features.

Returns will be accepted within 15 days of receipt of goods. All we ask is that you contact us directly by e-mail within 15 days if the item(s) you receive has some problem. A refund for the purchase price less shipping will be issued as soon as we receive the item(s) back in unaltered condition . Please pack them to survive the trip. Sorry, shipping and insurance charges are not refundable. Postage for returned merchandise is at your cost.

Please note that we will not accept returns after 15 days, nor will we accept them unless we have first received notification from you of your intentions. 

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