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Baryte Fluorite & Pyrite

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Baryte Fluorite & Pyrite

Ex J Cilen

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Description
Locality: 
Niobec Mine, Chicoutimi County, Québec, Canada
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.9 × 1 × 2 cm
Description

A lustrous, translucent, tabular, grey crystal of barite with an excellent chisel point termination. A microdusting of small bright golden pyrite add a pretty accent to the specimen as covers also the tiny fluorite cubes at one side of the barite.

Ex. J. Cilen collection with label.

A classic and very sharp barite from the well-known location of Niobec.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Baryte

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

Fluorite

Formula: 
CaF2
Strunz: 
3.AB.25
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Jáchymov (St Joachimsthal), Jáchymov District (St Joachimsthal), Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge), Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic

Pyrite

Formula: 
FeS2
Strunz: 
2.EB.05a
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
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