3.6" Pink and Orange Bladed Barite - Mibladen, Morocco

This specimen contains orange and pink bladed barite formed on galena-rich rock. It was unearthed near 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.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Barite
LOCATION
Mibladen, Morocco
SIZE
3.6 x 2.5"
CATEGORY
ITEM
#103727