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Barite on Galena from Huaron Mine, Ancash Province, Peru

 
Barite on Galena from Huaron Mine, Ancash Province, Peru

Barite on Galena from Huaron Mine, Ancash Province, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 11556
Mineral:Barite on Galena
Locality:Huaron Mine, Ancash Province, Peru
Description:Thin transparent to opaque white barite crystals to 12 mm overgrown on brilliant metallic hopper-growth cuboctahedral (unusual!) galena crystals to 13 mm. Minor pyrite on rear. Very showy specimen. Minor missing crystals.
Overall Size:9x6x3 cm
Crystals:1-10 mm
Status: For reference only
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