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Yorkshire 'Oakstone' (Baryte)

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Yorkshire 'Oakstone' (Baryte) - SKU_A_1864NEW

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From: Barras End Mine, Gunnerside, Swaledale, North Yorkshire.

Hardness: 3-3.5 on the Moh's scale.

Baryte is a Barium sulphate mineral. Baryte occurs in a large number of depositional environments, and is deposited through a large number of processes including biogenic, hydrothermal, and evaporation, among others. Baryte commonly occurs in lead-zinc veins in limestones, in hot spring deposits, and with hematite ore. It is often associated with the minerals anglesite and celestine. It has also been identified in meteorites. The name baryte is derived from the Greek word βαρύς meaning heavy.



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