Baryte (barytine) from Gard (France)
Baryte (barytine) from Gard (France)

Baryte (barytine) Malines Gard

Mineral from France

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Barite from the Malines mine (Gard)

Stone dimensions: L: 200mm x W: 90mm x H: 100mm x weight: 2500g.

Chemical Formula: BaSO₄ (barium sulphate)

Density: barite is known for its high density, typically around 4.5 g/cm³, making it much heavier than most other minerals. It takes its name from the Greek "barus", meaning "heavy", in reference to this high density.  

Colour: Barite can vary in colour, including white, yellow, blue, grey and even brown.

Hardness: On the Mohs scale, barite has a hardness of 3 to 3.5, making it relatively soft and easy to scratch with harder materials.

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