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A variety of Baryte

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

Classification of Oakstone

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Other Names for Oakstone

Onyx BarytesPetrified Oak
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References for Oakstone

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

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    • England
      • Derbyshire
        • Middleton-and-Smerrill
    UKJMM 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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