1.8" Sparkly Red Vanadinite Crystals Yellow Barite Blades Mineral Morocco 1.7 OZ
Location: Mabladen, Morocco
Weight: 1.7 Ounces
Dimension: 1.8 Inches Long, 1.6 Inches Wide, 1.1 Inches Thick
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Barite is well-known for its great range of colors and varied crystal forms and habits. It is an immensely popular mineral among collectors. Barite is easily identifiable by its heavyweight since most similar minerals are much lighter. Barite often replaces other minerals, and may even replace organic materials such as wood, shells, and fossils. It sometimes forms tufaceous mounds from the deposition of hot, barium-rich springs.
Vanadinite is one of the most striking minerals, with its stunning bright-red and orange crystals that are perfectly formed and look almost surreal. This mineral is truly a marvel of nature. Vanadinite is a mineral belonging to the apatite group of phosphates