Dragon Minerals - Update November 24, 2018

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26785: Barite - $160
Lubin Mine, Lubin District, Legnica, Lower Silesia, Poland
Cabinet - 14.8 x 2.5 x 2.2 cm (5.8 x 1.0 x 0.9 inches)
Weight - 60 grams (0.13 pounds)
Specimen status: Available   Send email to order

A columnar specimen composed of many individual buff (orange-brown), opaque barite platy crystals. These individual crystals reach about 9 mm. The core of the column is distinctly hollow (last photo). Bright whitish fluorescence under both longwave and shortwave UV. Other than the one incomplete end where the specimen was detached from matrix there is no damage.

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