Barite, Calcite

Barite, Calcite

Regular price $600.00
SKU:15810
Locality: Elk Creek, Meade County, South Dakota, USA
Dimensions: 5.2 x 8.5 x 4.2 cm

The Elk Creek, Meade County, South Dakota locality is well known for producing fabulous specimens of golden barite crystals on an attractively contrasting matrix of bright yellow calcite crystals. Specimens of golden barite from South Dakota are much sought after by collectors and are represented in most major museums as well as many private collections. This specimen features lustrous, transparent, golden-amber colored barite crystals on yellow calcite crystals. The barite crystals have the richest cognac color the locality produces. This classic specimen is in excellent condition.

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