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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

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

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Barite on Calcite from Elk Creek, Meade County, South Dakota

DESCRIPTION:No. 52928
Mineral:Barite on Calcite
Locality:Elk Creek, Meade County, South Dakota
Description:Large transparent golden-brown barite crystals 47 mm long on yellow calcite crystals to 11 mm that fluoresce under UV illumination. Note the barite is healed through the center. See: Famous Mineral Localities- Elk Creek, S. Dakota in Min. Rec. v.18 #7.
Overall Size:9x7x5.5 cm
Crystals:5-47 mm
Status: For reference only
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