From WebRef.orgJump to navigationJump to search
- An orthorhombic mineral, 4[BaSO4 ] ; has nearly pseudocubic cleavage; occurs as interpenetrant masses of crystals with sand and clay (desert roses); sp gr, 4.5; in veins or in residual masses on limestone; the principal source of barium. Syn: barytes; dreelite; heavy spar; cawk.
- The mineral group anglesite, barite, and celestine.
Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms
Sponsor: Shop Wedding Sheet Music - Perfect for your Big Day! Classic wedding favorites for all instruments!