3.3" Blue Bladed Barite and Chalcopyrite Association - Morocco

This specimen contains chalcopyrite crystals and barite. The barite has a blue coloration and bladed formation and the chalcopyrite has a beautiful iridescent coloration, making for an incredible mineral association. The barite formed from a matrix which is almost entirely composed of chalcopyrite.

Comes with an acrylic display stand.

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.

Barite, Quartz & Chalcopyrite
Bou Nahas Mine, Oumjrane area, Morocco
3.3 x 2.8"