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#20 / Barite - Iowa, USA

#20 / Barite - Iowa, USA


Locality: Linwood Mine, Buffalo, Scott Co., Iowa

Size:  7 x 6 x 5 cm

A  gemmy Barite on matrix from the 2016 find. There has been no significant new finds of Barites since then, though a great find of gemmy Calcites was made in 2017.  
Note the transparent gemmy amber termination. At the lower end is a very unusual pointed  termination that I've not seen before.

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