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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

DESCRIPTION:No. 44586
Mineral:Barite
Locality:Cheshire Barite Mine, Jinny Hill Road, Cheshire, New Haven County, Connecticut
Description:Transparent colorless bladed barite crystals with chisel-shaped terminations. The barite crystals are large and well crystallized for this old locality that closed in 1871 (most specimens from this mine were opaque white). Ex. Harold D. Miller (1838-1919 or 1920) collection, bequeathed to the Wadsworth Atheneum in 1909; ex. Loomis-Chaffee School
Overall Size:7x7x1.3 cm
Crystals:40-65 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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