Description

    BARYTE
    Baia Sprie mine (Felsöbánya mine)
    Baia Sprie, Maramure? Co.
    Romania
    7.48 x 5.23 x 2.95 inches (19 x 13.3 x 7.5 cm)


    This massive Baryte from Romania is a captivating slate, bluish-gray color and features numerous sharp, intermingled crystals in this both decorative and collectible specimen. The mines of Romania are known to have produced some of the finest Baryte specimens in the world. Blue is a fairly sought after color in Barytes, and this piece is an excellent example. The underside is essentially a hollow pocket as the mass of crystals has grown over material that is no longer there making this a unique and showy Baryte piece.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2015
    21st-28th Thursday-Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 7
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