AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals > Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive > Minerals from England > Barite on Calcite

Search

 

Online Mineral Museum Archive of Mineral Photographs and Mineral Descriptions from John Betts - 
Fine Minerals.com and Allminerals.com

   

Barite on Calcite from Isle of Sheppey, Kent, England

 
Barite on Calcite from Isle of Sheppey, Kent, England

Barite on Calcite from Isle of Sheppey, Kent, England

Barite on Calcite from Isle of Sheppey, Kent, England

Barite on Calcite from Isle of Sheppey, Kent, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Barite on Calcite from Isle of Sheppey, Kent, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 63572
Mineral:Barite on Calcite
Locality:Isle of Sheppey, Kent, England
Description:Lustrous translucent white-gray prismatic barite crystals in a radiating aggregate 27 mm across on translucent green-yellow calcite. The barite crystals fluoresce white under SW UV illumination. Ex. Mort Metersky collection; acquired from P. Freeman
Overall Size:4x4x3 cm
Crystals:15-22 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
Buy similar: Minerals from UK, Iceland, Greenland > Barite Specimens

 

  Buy Barite on Calcite at:

  John Betts - Fine Minerals gallery of Barite Specimens

 

 

 

© AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals All Rights Reserved

The minerals illustrated on this site are presented for reference purposes only. The owner of this site did not collect the minerals and collectors should not assume access is permitted to the property based on inclusion in this museum. Please contact the property owner to obtain legal permission before entering private property. ;