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Baryte from
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Baryte
Formula:BaSO4
Comments:Occasionally produced chocolate-brown tabular crystals up to 10cm long.
Habit:Tabular
Colour:chocolate-brown
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Bartelke - Fahle: Tsumeb - List of Minerals (Munich, 1977); Gebhard, G. (1999): Tsumeb II. A Unique Mineral Locality. GG Publishing, Grossenseifen, Germany.
Cairncross, B. (2004) Field Guide To Rocks & Minerals Of Southern Africa: 47.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Smithsonite3 photos of Baryte associated with Smithsonite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Baryte data
Locality Data:Click here to view Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, Namibia
Photo GalleryView Gallery (8 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Baryte
68.9km (42.8 miles) Kombat Mine (Klein Otavi; Asis), Kombat, Grootfontein, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia
 
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