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Celestine-Barite from St. Joe Minerals Mine, Balmat, St. Lawrence County, New York

 
Celestine-Barite from St. Joe Minerals Mine, Balmat, St. Lawrence County, New York

Celestine-Barite from St. Joe Minerals Mine, Balmat, St. Lawrence County, New York

Celestine-Barite from St. Joe Minerals Mine, Balmat, St. Lawrence County, New York

Celestine-Barite from St. Joe Minerals Mine, Balmat, St. Lawrence County, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 65466
Mineral:Celestine-Barite
Locality:St. Joe Minerals Mine, Balmat, St. Lawrence County, New York
Description:Bladed translucent gray celestine-barite crystals with subsurface inclusions and surface coating on the front faces that give the crystals a brown color. Though originally labeled as barite, the specific gravity is closer to celestine (celestite). Ex. D. Miller collection #M1561; collected ca. 1950
Overall Size:6.5x4.5x3 cm
Crystals:3-43 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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