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Barite from Cheshire Barite Mine, Jinny Hill Road, Cheshire, New Haven County, Connecticut

 
Barite from Cheshire Barite Mine, Jinny Hill Road, Cheshire, New Haven County, Connecticut

Barite from Cheshire Barite Mine, Jinny Hill Road, Cheshire, New Haven County, Connecticut

Barite from Cheshire Barite Mine, Jinny Hill Road, Cheshire, New Haven County, Connecticut

Barite from Cheshire Barite Mine, Jinny Hill Road, Cheshire, New Haven County, Connecticut

Barite from Cheshire Barite Mine, Jinny Hill Road, Cheshire, New Haven County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 44578
Mineral:Barite
Locality:Cheshire Barite Mine, Jinny Hill Road, Cheshire, New Haven County, Connecticut
Description:Cluster of several parallel transparent colorless bladed barite crystal with truncated corner faces and beveled edge faces. The barite crystals have complex crystallization patterns on the surfaces composed of many smaller, parallel crystal faces. Mine closed in 1871; Ex. Harold D. Miller (1838-1919 or 1920) collection, bequeathed to the Wadsworth Atheneum in 1909; ex. Loomis-Chaffee School
Overall Size:8.5x8x2 cm
Crystals:40-80 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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