2.4" Lustrous Yellow Barite Crystal Cluster - Spain
This is a gorgeous, 2.4" wide cluster of lustrous yellow barite crystals, collected from the Moscona Mine in Asturias, Spain.
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.