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Barite (stalactitic formations) from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

 
Barite (stalactitic formations) from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Barite (stalactitic formations) from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Barite (stalactitic formations) from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Barite (stalactitic formations) from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Barite (stalactitic formations) from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

DESCRIPTION:No. 53320
Mineral:Barite (stalactitic formations)
Locality:Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Translucent beige-white tabular rhombohedral barite crystals in stalactitic aggregates with no matrix attached. The ends of the stalactitic barite aggregates are incomplete where they were attached. Ex. L. Sweetman (1917-2010) of West Haven, CT.
Overall Size:6x2.2x1.5 cm
Crystals:3-6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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