AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals > Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive > Minerals from Nevada > Barite with Calcite

Search

 

Online Mineral Museum Archive of Mineral Photographs and Mineral Descriptions from John Betts - 
Fine Minerals.com and Allminerals.com

   

Barite with Calcite from Meikle Mine, Elko County, Nevada

 
Barite with Calcite from Meikle Mine, Elko County, Nevada

Barite with Calcite from Meikle Mine, Elko County, Nevada

DESCRIPTION:No. 32360
Mineral:Barite with Calcite
Locality:Meikle Mine, Elko County, Nevada
Description:Large plate of golden barite crystals up to 4.5 cm intergrown with colorless calcite crystals up to 1 cm. The barite crystals are highly transparent with glassy crystal faces. I have scrutinized this complex specimen and cannot find any imperfections. Ex. M. Jensen (author of: The Meikle Mine, Elko County, Nevada in Mineralogical Record vol.30,#3)
Overall Size:17x11x7 cm
Crystals:.5-4.5 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
Buy similar: Minerals from Western States, USA > Barite Specimens

 

  Buy Barite with Calcite at:

  John Betts - Fine Minerals gallery of Barite Specimens

 

 

 

© AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals All Rights Reserved

The minerals illustrated on this site are presented for reference purposes only. The owner of this site did not collect the minerals and collectors should not assume access is permitted to the property based on inclusion in this museum. Please contact the property owner to obtain legal permission before entering private property. ;