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Baryte With Realgar Inclusions

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Baryte With Realgar Inclusions

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Description
Locality: 
Baia Sprie Mine, Baia Sprie, Maramureș County, Romania
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
12.8 × 8.5 × 5 cm
Weight: 
310.00gr
Description

Orange baryte crystals - surely colored by some faint realgar inclusions - on matrix. Has a few minor dings here and there, but ist still pretty attractive.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Baryte

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

Realgar

Formula: 
As4S4
Strunz: 
2.FA.15a
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.0
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