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Barite from Cartersville, Bartow County, Georgia

 
Barite from Cartersville, Bartow County, Georgia

Barite from Cartersville, Bartow County, Georgia

DESCRIPTION:No. 30347
Mineral:Barite
Locality:Cartersville, Bartow County, Georgia
Description:Old specimen of glassy barite crystals up to 20 mm with partial coating of brown limonite on selected faces. The cluster is fully crystallized all around and the barite is exceptionally transparent for this locality that normally produced cloudy barite. See locatity article: The Cartersville District: Georgia’s Longest Continuously Active Mining Location in Matrix, vol. 11 #4, 2003
Overall Size:10x9x7 cm
Crystals:4-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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