Baryte and Cerussite on Galena from Les Dalles Mine, Milbladen, Morocco
Dimension: 10.5cm x 8.9cm x 5cm
Locality: Les Dalles Mine (Lidal Mine), Mibladen mining district, Midelt Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
An outstanding specimen of superbly crystallized Cerussite perfectly set aside a mesmerizing plate of creamy white bladed crystals of Baryte (also called Barite). The Cerussite crystals are highly lustrous, transparent to translucent with an orthorhombic complex wide crystal habit. The blades of Baryte crystal are artfully tinted organgey brown, magnificent! Grown on a heavy plate of Galena with perfect fossil flowers displaying on the underside of the piece, this exquisite specimen truly is a gift from the mother nature, so beautiful!