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Barite from Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

Barite from Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

Barite from Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Barite from Mapimi, Durango, Mexico

Locality:Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
Description:Lustrous translucent brown bladed barite crystals with remnants on the bottom of limonite gossan with green mimetite microcrystals. The barite fluoresces mildly under strong UV illumination. Ex. Larry Krause (1945-2010) collection
Overall Size:7x6x2.5 cm
Crystals:5-18 mm
Archived: For reference only
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