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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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 34117
Mineral:Barite on Calcite
Locality:Elk Creek, Meade County, South Dakota
Description:Many amber-colored barite crystals up to 18 mm long in a pocket lined with translucent yellow calcite crystal. The barite crystals are internally transparent and fluoresce under UV illumination. Looks beautiful - must be seen in person.
Overall Size:9x5.5x4 cm
Crystals:4-18 mm
Status: For reference only
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