Dragon Minerals - Update November 24, 2018

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27316: Barite - $150
Lubin Mine, Lubin District, Legnica, Lower Silesia, Poland
Cabinet - 9.7 x 3.4 x 2.2 cm (3.7 x 1.3 x 0.9 inches)
Weight - 74 grams (0.16 pounds)
Specimen status: Available   Send email to order

A columnar specimen composed of many individual buff (orange-brown), opaque barite platy crystals forming several parallel groups. These individual crystals reach about 1 cm. The core of each column is distinctly hollow. Bright whitish fluorescence under both longwave and shortwave UV (much brighter than shown in the last photo). Other than the one incomplete end where the specimen was detached from matrix there is no damage.

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