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Barite from Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

 
Barite from Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

Barite from Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

Barite from Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Barite from Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

DESCRIPTION:No. 54932
Mineral:Barite
Locality:Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Description:Lustrous colorless barite crystals in branching stalactitic formations to 45 mm long with select sides coated with a gray micromineral. The barite fluoresces blue-white under UV illumination. Ex. Frederick Pough (1906-2006); originally acquired from Rehwald in 1960
Overall Size:48x10x10 mm
Crystals:1-2 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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