10.1" Bladed Blue Barite Crystals On Chalcopyrite - Morocco

This is a large and stunning cluster of blue bladed barite crystals on a pyrite and chalcopyrite matrix that was collected from the Oumjrane mining area of Morocco. The matrix has a wonderful sparkle and portions of it exhibit a colorful iridescence.

Comes with a display stand.

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, Pyrite & Chalcopyrite
LOCATION
Oumjrane mining area, Alnif Cercle, Tinghir Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
SIZE
10.1 x 5.2"
CATEGORY
ITEM
#184328