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Baryte from
North quarry, Dundas Quarry (Redlands Quarry; Lafarge Quarry; Steetley Quarry; Canada Crushed Stone Quarry), West Flamborough Township, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada

Classification
Species:Baryte
Formula:BaSO4
Comments:Twice analysed (PXRD?) by the Royal Ontario Museum. See Liz Fodi's message: http://www.mindat.org/forum.php?read,105,236364,310892#msg-310892
Habit:In crusts
Colour:yellow white
Quality for species:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Abundance at site:Very Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:There are 3 images of specimens from this locality showing a yellowish-white material labeled 'Dolomite'. This was tested and verified by the Royal Ontario Museum as barite 8 years ago. It was tested and again verified at the ROM in the past year by Tony Steede as BARITE.;
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Calcite8 photos of Baryte associated with Calcite at this locality.
Celestine7 photos of Baryte associated with Celestine at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Baryte data
Locality Data:Click here to view North quarry, Dundas Quarry (Redlands Quarry; Lafarge Quarry; Steetley Quarry; Canada Crushed Stone Quarry), West Flamborough Township, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada
Photo GalleryView Gallery (2 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Baryte
5.7km (3.5 miles) Ofield Road Quarry, West Flamborough Township, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada
47.7km (29.7 miles) Lincoln Quarry (Beamsville Quarry), Clinton Township, Lincoln Co., Ontario, Canada
76.5km (47.5 miles) Canal dump (Montrose occurrence), Niagara Falls, Welland Co., Ontario, Canada
 
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