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Mineral Specimen #4605    Barite with Goethite and Probable Hematite

Vignola Mine, Vignola-Falesina, Valsugana, Trento Province, Italy

Ex. H. R. McBroom from trade with Lorenzo Garbero, 1986

A group of parallel orientated, overlapping and stepped Barite crystals. The crystals have a thin habit with beveled edges. The color is and off white and there are areas of rainbow like diffractions. The crystals have a good glossy luster and are semi transparent to transparent. On the surface of the crystals, there are small spherical aggregates of dark colored Goethite and some small, thin red areas which are likely Hematite. The location closed in 1980.

Condition: Fairly Good

Flaws: There is some chipping on some of the edges/corners. Many of the crystals have internal cleaves and one crystal is clevaed (upper left hand corner of first picture). One other crystal is incomplete (bottom of first picture).

6.3 x 5.2 x 1.9 cm

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This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From Europe | Sulfates | Minerals Priced Between 25 and 49 Dollars
This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From Europe | Sulfates | Minerals Priced Between 25 and 49 Dollars