3" Marcasite Crystal Cluster with Barite - Morocco

This is a cluster of marcasite crystals that's associated with rhombohedral barite crystals and a small aggregation of quartz, collected from the Bou Nahas Mine (Bou N'hass Mine) in the Oumjrane area of Morocco.

Barite, commonly spelled baryte, is well-known for its great range of colors and varied crystal forms and habits. It is a heavy mineral consisting of barium sulfate, and typically has the chemical formula of BaSO4. The barite group consists of baryte, celestine, anglesite and anhydrite. It's generally white to colorless and is the main source of barium.


FOR SALE
$25
DETAILS
SPECIES
Marcasite & Barite
LOCATION
Bou Nahas Mine, Oumjrane area, Morocco
SIZE
3" wide
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#107921