5.1" Yellow, Bladed Barite Crystal Cluster - Morocco
This specimen contains a cluster of translucent, yellow bladed barite crystals that are peppered with small marcasite crystals. It was collected from Morocco and is a very stable mineral cluster. Comes with an acrylic display stand to assist with presentation.
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.