2.9" Pink-Orange Bladed Barite - Morocco

This specimen contains pink-orange bladed barite, formed from a galena rich matrix, found in Mibladen, Morocco.

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.
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DETAILS
SPECIES
Barite & Galena
LOCATION
Mibladen, Morocco
SIZE
2.9" long, 1.2" wide
CATEGORY
ITEM
#51469