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Barite with Calcite and Pyrite balls

Barite with Calcite and Pyrite balls

€60.00 Regular Price
€43.00Sale Price

Barite with balls of Calcite and Pyrite.

 

Very nice piece of Barytine with beautiful Botroidal Calcites and inclusions of Pyrite .

It deserves its place in the most beautiful collections or showcases .

 

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RnLDrjKPluA

 

  • Origin: Morocco
  • Size: 12 cm by 8 cm by 6.5 cm for 651gr
  • Chemical formula: BaSO4
  • Crystal system: orthorhombic
  • Hardness Mohs scale: 3 - 3.5

 

Definition : Barite (or barite ) is a mineral species composed of barium sulphate . This mineral , of hydrothermal origin, has many varieties. Its density and the barium it contains are the main causes of its industrial uses and several million tons of barite are extracted and produced each year. 

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