Baryte, Calcite
Moscona Mine, Solis, Llanera, Villabona mining area, Asturias, Spain
Cabinet, 10.4 x 8.5 x 7.5 cm
The Asturias region of Spain is best known for its fluorites from the Berbes area, often associated with blue or gray barytes. But this specimen, from lesser-known Oviedo, features bladed, flattened crystals of milky baryte piled up richly on a cluster of shiny, translucent calcite crystals.