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Baryte Var Desert Rose

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Baryte Var Desert Rose

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Description
Locality: 
Rockenberg, Wetterau, Hesse, Germany
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
11.3 × 9.8 × 5.5 cm
Weight: 
827.00gr
Description

A big and very nice 'desert rose' (baryte crystals with sand inclusions) from Germany. Collecting is forbidden at the locality today.

A little bit of edge wear on a few crystals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Baryte

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