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Barytocalcite - Sold

Barytocalcite is one of many polymorphs of barium calcium carbonate. Brooke (1824) named the mineral for its composition

This specimen consists of tightly intergrown barytocalcite blades in a vein section. The crystal size is difficult to measure, but some blades protrude up to 5 mm from the surface. From the collection of E.R. Laskowski (1949-2020), a mining engineer who retired to Tucson, Arizona. An antique Krantz label accompanies this specimen.