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Barite from Villamassargia, Sardinia, Italy

 
Barite from Villamassargia, Sardinia, Italy

Barite from Villamassargia, Sardinia, Italy

DESCRIPTION:No. 51444
Mineral:Barite
Locality:Villamassargia, Sardinia, Italy
Description:Lustrous transparent yellow barite crystals over an earlier generation of colorless barite. A previous owner sprayed the barite crystals with clear acrylic, possibly in an attempt to improve the luster. The coating can be removed by soaking in acetone. Ex. Larry Krause (1945-2010) collection
Overall Size:6x4.5x3.5 cm
Crystals:5-22 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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