7.3" Yellow Barite Crystal Cluster - Peru

This specimen contains clusters of yellow bladed barite on matrix, collected from the Cerro Warihuyn in the Huamalíes Province of Peru. The barite is translucent and beautifully formed, displaying a yellow-orange coloration.

This specimen 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.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Barite
LOCATION
Cerro Warihuyn, Miraflores, Huánuco, Huamalíes Province, Peru
SIZE
7.3 x 3.5"
CATEGORY
ITEM
#169090