Apalachee Minerals

Fine Worldwide and Southeastern U.S. Minerals

BAR5009 - BARYTE on CALCITE

$250.00 Weight: 822 g


Elk Creek, near Dalzell; Meade County, South Dakota, USA
93mm x 55mm x 34mm
Classic transparent root beer-brown prismatic baryte crystals, individually up to 30 mm long, sitting atop translucent yellow elongated curved rhombohedral calcite crystals, part of a septarian nodule. No damage. Calcite and baryte both fluorescent yellow under shortwave and midwave UV; baryte is also phosphorescent yellow under shortwave and midwave UV light. Specimen sawn on base and in the back, and displays well.

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