|AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals > Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive > Minerals from Connecticut > Barite|
|Locality:||Cheshire Barite Mine, Jinny Hill Road, Cheshire, New Haven County, Connecticut|
|Description:||Transparent colorless bladed barite crystal with truncated corner faces and beveled edge faces. Internally the barite crystal has a slightly darker phantom zone caused by inclusions of sulfide microcrystals. The barite crystal has excellent luster. Mine closed in 1871; Ex. Henry D. Miller (1838-1919 or 1920) collection, bequeathed to the Wadsworth Atheneum in 1909; ex. Loomis-Chaffee School|
|Overall Size:||7x7x1 cm|
|Archived:||For reference only|
|Buy similar:||Minerals from New England, USA > Barite Specimens|
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