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Barite from Cartersville, Bartow County, Georgia

 
Barite from Cartersville, Bartow County, Georgia

Barite from Cartersville, Bartow County, Georgia

Barite from Cartersville, Bartow County, Georgia

DESCRIPTION:No. 34569
Mineral:Barite
Locality:Cartersville, Bartow County, Georgia
Description:Translucent white barite crystals with areas of brown limonite earthy matrix. The barite formed in a thin vein that constricted the growth to a narrow cavity. Scattered damage. See article: The Barite Deposits of Bartow County, Ga. in R&M v42,#7. Ex. John A. Manley (1861-1936) ca. 1890s. See locatity article: The Cartersville District: Georgia’s Longest Continuously Active Mining Location in Matrix, vol. 11 #4, 2003
Overall Size:6x4x2.5 cm
Crystals:5-25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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