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Barite on Calcite from Elk Creek, Meade County, South Dakota

 
Barite on Calcite from Elk Creek, Meade County, South Dakota

Barite on Calcite from Elk Creek, Meade County, South Dakota

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Barite on Calcite from Elk Creek, Meade County, South Dakota

DESCRIPTION:No. 52927
Mineral:Barite on Calcite
Locality:Elk Creek, Meade County, South Dakota
Description:Several lustrous transparent golden-brown barite crystals to 33 mm on yellow calcite crystals to 2 mm that fluoresce under UV illumination. See: Famous Mineral Localities- Elk Creek, S. Dakota in Min. Rec. v.18 #7.
Overall Size:10.5x6x5 cm
Crystals:1-33 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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