Baricite, Excellent Crystals With Quartz
Big Fish-Blows River-Rapid Creek Area, eastern Yukon Territory, Canada
Miniature, 4.0 x 4.0 x 2.5 cm
Ex. Rock Currier
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This fine baricite specimen hails from the type locality and famed iron formation-hosted phosphate mineral occurrence in the Yukon. Excellent, well-formed, blue, tabular lamellar crystals of baricite to 1.8cm exhibiting a pearly luster are associated with small, terminated quartz crystals within a milky white quartz vein (possibly associated with bobdownsite). Baricite is the magnesium analog of vivianite. Comes with the original type-written description/label.