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Baryte Aquathuna Newfoundland Canada

Baryte, Barite, Aquathuna Quarry,

Port Aux Port Peninsula, Newfoundland and Labrador Canada

Baryte or barite (BaSO4) is barium sulfate. The barytes group consists of barytes, celestine, anglesite and anhydrite.

Baryte is generally white or colorless, and is the main source of barium. Barytes and celestine form a solid solution (Ba,Sr)SO4.

very nice well terminated undamaged crystals .

One of the best specimens from that locality

Looks really nice in my showcase, acquired from Doug Wilson.

Baryte Aquathuna Newfoundland Canada