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Barite from West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

 
Barite from West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Barite from West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Barite from West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

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Barite from West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 56446
Mineral:Barite
Locality:West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England
Description:Lustrous transparent gray barite crystals in a rounded formation, sometimes labeled as a barite rose. The barite crystals average 2.5-3.5 mm thick, are rectangular with beveled {011} edge faces and with angled {214} corner faces. Ex. Gregory, Bottley and Co.
Overall Size:5x4.5x3 cm
Crystals:5-25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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