1.1" Light Blue, Bladed Barite Crystal Cluster - Morocco

This is a small specimen of blue bladed barite crystals. These barite crystals were mined at the Bou Nahas Mine, Morocco, from pockets in brecciated rock.

Barite, commonly spelled baryte, is well-known for its great range of colors and varied crystal forms and habits. It is a heavy mineral consisting of barium sulfate, and typically has the chemical formula of BaSO4. The barite group consists of baryte, celestine, anglesite and anhydrite. It's generally white to colorless and is the main source of barium.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Barite
LOCATION
Bou Nahas Mine, Oumjrane area, Morocco
SIZE
1.1" wide
CATEGORY
ITEM
#84879