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Oakstone

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Formula:
BaSO4
A variety of Baryte

A pseudostalactitic banded variety of crystalline Baryte.
Originally reported from Middleton Common, Middleton, Youlgrave, Derbyshire, England, UK.


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Pronounciation of OakstoneHide

Pronounciation:
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Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Chemical Properties of OakstoneHide

Formula:
BaSO4

Synonyms of OakstoneHide

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Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Petrified Wood1 photo of Oakstone associated with Petrified Wood on mindat.org.
Libyan Desert Glass1 photo of Oakstone associated with Libyan Desert Glass on mindat.org.
Tektite1 photo of Oakstone associated with Tektite on mindat.org.

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Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for OakstoneHide

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UK Journal of Mines and Minerals, No. 12 p10-14

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Localities for OakstoneHide

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Locality ListHide

- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
UK
 
  • England
    • Derbyshire
      • Middleton-and-Smerrill
Ford, T.D., Sarjeant, W.A.S., and Smith, M.E. (1993): The minerals of the Peak district of Derbyshire. UK Journal of Mines and Minerals 13, 16-55. Sarjeant, W.A.S. & Ford, T.D. (1993) Oakstone and other pseudostalactitic baryte from Derbyshire. UK Journal of Mines and Minerals: 12: 10-14.
      • Winster
Ford, T., A. Sarjeant & M. Smith (1993) The minerals of the Peak district of Derbyshire UK Jour. Mines & Minerals 13:16-55
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