Baryte, Calcite
Cabinet, 10.4 x 8.5 x 7.5 cm
Moscona Mine, Solis, Llanera, Villabona mining area, Asturias, Spain
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.