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Barite on Calcite from Elk Creek, Meade County, South Dakota

 
Barite on Calcite from Elk Creek, Meade County, South Dakota

Barite on Calcite from Elk Creek, Meade County, South Dakota

Barite on Calcite from Elk Creek, Meade County, South Dakota

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Barite on Calcite from Elk Creek, Meade County, South Dakota

DESCRIPTION:No. 32321
Mineral:Barite on Calcite
Locality:Elk Creek, Meade County, South Dakota
Description:Many crystals of golden calcite up to 12 mm with a single barite crystal 32 mm long on limestone matrix. The barite crystal is transparent, amber-colored with frosted termination. The calcite and barite fluoresce under UV illumination.
Overall Size:7x6x5.5 cm
Crystals:3-32 mm
Status: For reference only
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