6.1" Yellow Barite Crystal Cluster - Huge Crystals!

This is an exhilarating, 6.1" wide cluster of massive barite crystals that was collected from China. The crystals exhibit a deep, honey-yellow color that turns to a deep yellow-brown at their centers. Weighing in at just over 6.3 lbs, this stunning specimen is sure to bring excitement to any mineral enthusiast.

The entire specimen measures 6.1 x 5 x 3.6", with the largest barite crystal measuring 4.3" wide (longest measurement). There is some very minor chipping along some of the crystal edges.

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
China
SIZE
6.1 x 5 x 3.6"
CATEGORY
ITEM
#191835