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Barite from Twin Creeks Mine, north of Winnemucca, Humboldt County, Nevada

 
Barite from Twin Creeks Mine, north of Winnemucca, Humboldt County, Nevada

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Barite from Twin Creeks Mine, north of Winnemucca, Humboldt County, Nevada

DESCRIPTION:No. 16446
Mineral:Barite
Locality:Twin Creeks Mine, north of Winnemucca, Humboldt County, Nevada
Description:Tabular crystals of transparent barite without matrix. The edges where it was not attached to matrix are clean and terminated. Rare barite specimen from this mine known for orpiment and gold. Fluoresces brightly under UV illumination.
Overall Size:4x3x1.5 cm
Crystals:1-3 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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