Barite (Baryte) on Matrix from Xichang Co.

Barite (Baryte) on Matrix from Xichang Co.

Dimension: 7cm x 6.3cm x 4.1cm

Weight: 155g

Locality: Xichang County, Liangshan Yi, Sichuan, China


Extremely glassy, transparent, gem quality Barite crystals grown on a matrix in this aesthetic settings from Xichang Co., Sichuan, China.  Sichuan’s Barite is amongst the world’s best due to its gemminess, colors and the variety of shapes.  The Barite crystals are bladed rhombohedral form they are sharp and exceedingly lustrous.  The color is between honey-yellow and amber, so beautiful!