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Barite from Portway Gravel Pit, Castleton, Derbyshire, England

 
Barite from Portway Gravel Pit, Castleton, Derbyshire, England

Barite from Portway Gravel Pit, Castleton, Derbyshire, England

Barite from Portway Gravel Pit, Castleton, Derbyshire, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 44265
Mineral:Barite
Locality:Portway Gravel Pit, Castleton, Derbyshire, England
Description:Heavy specimen of bladed barite crystals in compact layers of successive growth over earlier crystalline barite. The outer surfaces have yellow limonite staining throughout. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #4501, collected in 1981
Overall Size:8x5.5x3.5 cm
Crystals:5-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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