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Barite on Calcite over Fluorite from Moscona Mine, Solis, Villabona District, Asturias, Spain

 
Barite on Calcite over Fluorite from Moscona Mine, Solis, Villabona District, Asturias, Spain

Barite on Calcite over Fluorite from Moscona Mine, Solis, Villabona District, Asturias, Spain

Barite on Calcite over Fluorite from Moscona Mine, Solis, Villabona District, Asturias, Spain

Barite on Calcite over Fluorite from Moscona Mine, Solis, Villabona District, Asturias, Spain

Barite on Calcite over Fluorite from Moscona Mine, Solis, Villabona District, Asturias, Spain

Barite on Calcite over Fluorite from Moscona Mine, Solis, Villabona District, Asturias, Spain

Barite on Calcite over Fluorite from Moscona Mine, Solis, Villabona District, Asturias, Spain

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Barite on Calcite over Fluorite from Moscona Mine, Solis, Villabona District, Asturias, Spain

DESCRIPTION:No. 70742
Mineral:Barite on Calcite over Fluorite
Locality:Moscona Mine, Solis, Villabona District, Asturias, Spain
Description:Sparkling cluster of lustrous transparent tabular barite crystals to 4 mm on lustrous transparent pale-yellow calcite crystals to 30 mm over yellow fluorite. The calcite crystals are complex form with depressed faces where barite inhibited growth. Collected ca. 1992
Overall Size:8x5x5 cm
Crystals:1-30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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