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Barite on Calcite from Elk Creek, near Elm Springs, Meade County, South Dakota

 
Barite on Calcite from Elk Creek, near Elm Springs, Meade County, South Dakota

Barite on Calcite from Elk Creek, near Elm Springs, Meade County, South Dakota

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Barite on Calcite from Elk Creek, near Elm Springs, Meade County, South Dakota

DESCRIPTION:No. 37155
Mineral:Barite on Calcite
Locality:Elk Creek, near Elm Springs, Meade County, South Dakota
Description:Single transparent golden barite crystal 30 mm long standing upright off matrix coated with translucent yellow calcite crystals up to 5 mm. The barite crystal has glassy surfaces and chisel-shaped termination. The cluster sits nicely without support.
Overall Size:8x6x5 cm
Crystals:2-30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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