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PostPosted: Nov 25, 2017 16:08    Post subject: Baryte collection of Niels Brouwer  

Hello everyone,

I've been visiting this forum regularly for a few years now, especially enjoying photos from other collectors but without posting anything yet, so I thought it's high time to start sharing some of my own collection with you.

Like so many others I've been collecting 'rocks' for as long as I can remember, despite living in the Netherlands, a country that is virtually devoid of any collectable minerals. I'm 27 now, and for the last four years it has gradually started to become a far more serious hobby for me. Quite early on I started focusing my collection on pyrite when I noticed how many different crystal habits and localities I already had in my collection of that mineral. I soon had quite a number of aesthetic pyrites from Romania, so I decided to expand my focus to include other Romanian minerals as well. Via this route, more and more baryte specimens started to find their way into my collection, and thus my obsession for baryte began. For the last two years or so, this has become the sole focus of my collection.

I'm simply fascinated by the endless variety in crystal habit, colour, size, transparency, localities, history and associated minerals of this single mineral species. For me, baryte shows just about everything that makes minerals so incredibly attractive for us collectors. I try to collect pieces that add yet another touch of variety to the collection as a whole: another locality, a new variation within that locality, a new crystal habit, another colour of fluorescence, etc. At this moment, the collection has reached about 350 baryte specimens, although it seems that my wish list always keeps growing faster than the collection itself. ;)

On top of that, I love combining my passion for minerals with my other hobbies: I'm perfectly content when I can spend the entire evening photographing minerals whilst enjoying some jazz or salsa music in the background and a glass of good beer or rum within reach. I certainly hope you'll enjoy browsing through my collection in this 'digital display case'!



834-Bariet-Grube-Clara-Schwarzwald-medium.jpeg
 Mineral: Baryte
 Locality:
Clara Mine, Rankach Valley, Oberwolfach, Wolfach, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
 Dimensions: 6,3 x 5,3 x 5,1 cm
 Description:
Large sharp chisel-shaped baryte crystals, on one side overgrown with a second generation of tiny pointed crystals.
 Viewed:  2353 Time(s)

834-Bariet-Grube-Clara-Schwarzwald-medium.jpeg



727-Bariet-Nuxis-medium.jpeg
 Mineral: Baryte
 Locality:
Rio Bacchera Quarry, Nuxis, Carbonia-Iglesias Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 13,5 x 7,5 x 5,0 cm
 Description:
Large bright yellow crystals to 6 cm. The crystals are nicely transparent and display interesting phantoms.
 Viewed:  2350 Time(s)

727-Bariet-Nuxis-medium.jpeg



727-Bariet-Nuxis-close-up-medium.jpeg
 Mineral: Baryte
 Locality:
Rio Bacchera Quarry, Nuxis, Carbonia-Iglesias Province, Sardinia/Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 9,6 x 7,6 x 3,1 cm
 Description:
Closeup of photo above.
 Viewed:  2352 Time(s)

727-Bariet-Nuxis-close-up-medium.jpeg



749-Bariet-stibniet-Cavnic-Mine-medium.jpeg
 Mineral: Baryte, Stibnite
 Locality:
Roata Mine, Cavnic mining area, Cavnic, Maramures, Romania
 Dimensions: 4,8 x 3,9 x 3,2 cm
 Description:
Small clear tabular baryte with a slight purple tinge covers dark metallic grey stibnite needles.
 Viewed:  2353 Time(s)

749-Bariet-stibniet-Cavnic-Mine-medium.jpeg



733-Bariet-Irhoud-Marokko-medium.jpeg
 Mineral: Baryte
 Locality:
Irhoud Mine, Jebel Irhoud, Safi Province, Doukkala-Abda Region, Morocco
 Dimensions: 12,5 x 8 x 6 cm
 Description:
Large cluster of beige cockscomb baryte with slightly darker phantoms
 Viewed:  2353 Time(s)

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38-Bariet-Herja-Roemenie-medium.jpeg
 Locality:
Cavnic Mine, Cavnic mining area, Cavnic, Maramures, Romania
 Dimensions: 9,5 x 6,5 x 2 cm
 Description:
Thin plate of blue tabular baryte crystals. The arrow-shaped crystals are mostly translucent in the middle and have sharp, well-defined transparent points.
 Viewed:  2357 Time(s)

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882-Bariet-Genna-Tres-Montis-Silius-medium.jpeg
 Mineral: Baryte
 Locality:
Genna Tres Montes Mine, Silius, Sardegna, Italy
 Dimensions: 9,6 x 7,6 x 3,1 cm
 Description:
Honey-coloured baryte crystals on grey quartz matrix.
 Viewed:  2352 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Nov 25, 2017 16:30    Post subject: Re: Baryte collection of Niels Brouwer  

Very nice Niels, I look forward to seeing more of you collection.
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PostPosted: Nov 25, 2017 17:03    Post subject: Re: Baryte collection of Niels Brouwer  

Continuing with some more baryte from a range of classic localities in Germany.


680-Bariet-Tagebau-Schwarzenbruch-Rankachtal-Schwarzwald-medium.jpeg
 Mineral: Baryte
 Locality:
Schwarzenbruch, Oberwolfach, Wolfach, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
 Dimensions: 9,5 x 7 x 5 cm
 Description:
Cluster of parallel pointed baryte crystals ranging from an intense blue to a pinkish red colour. Found in 1972 according to the label glued to the back of the specimen.
 Viewed:  2323 Time(s)

680-Bariet-Tagebau-Schwarzenbruch-Rankachtal-Schwarzwald-medium.jpeg



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 Mineral: Baryte, Chalcopyrite, Dolomite
 Locality:
Dreislar Mine, Dreislar, Winterberg, Sauerland, North Rhine-Westphalia/Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
 Dimensions: 8,5 x 8 x 4,5 cm
 Description:
Very interesting rounded formation of slightly pink baryte, with iridescent chalcopyrite and accented on one side with yellow dolomite. Rather unusual shape for the locality.
 Viewed:  2322 Time(s)

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737-Bariet-cinnabar-Clarashall-medium.jpeg
 Mineral: Baryte, Cinnabar
 Locality:
Clarashall Mine, Ruschberg, Baumholder, Birkenfeld, Rhineland-Palatinate/Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
 Dimensions: 11 x 3,9 x 3,2 cm
 Description:
Long tabular clear baryte crystals with inclusions of cinnabar, giving the specimen the red colouring typical for the locality.
 Viewed:  2325 Time(s)

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677-Bariet-Reicher-Spat-Schlettau-Erzgebirge-medium.jpeg
 Mineral: Baryte
 Locality:
Reicher Spat Mine, Schlettau, Annaberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony/Sachsen, Germany
 Dimensions: 7,5 x 6 x 2 cm
 Description:
Relatively large tabular baryte with smaller subparallel crystals. The orange/brown colour is due to inclusions of limonite. The mine had originally started in the 18th century as a tin and cobalt mine, but was prospected for baryte in the 1950s; the specimen is from this prospecting period.
 Viewed:  2325 Time(s)

677-Bariet-Reicher-Spat-Schlettau-Erzgebirge-medium.jpeg



817-Bariet-chalcopyriet-Dreislar-Sauerland-medium.jpeg
 Mineral: Baryte, Chalcopyrite
 Locality:
Dreislar Mine, Dreislar, Winterberg, Sauerland, North Rhine-Westphalia/Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
 Dimensions: 12,4 x 6,8 x 3,6 cm
 Description:
Another one from Dreislar, this time with very delicate thin blades of bright white baryte hosting iridescent brassy chalcopyrite.
 Viewed:  2317 Time(s)

817-Bariet-chalcopyriet-Dreislar-Sauerland-medium.jpeg



833-Bariet-Grube-Clara-Schwarzwald-medium.jpeg
 Mineral: Baryte
 Locality:
Clara Mine, Rankach Valley, Oberwolfach, Wolfach, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
 Dimensions: 6,1 x 5,2 x 4,9 cm
 Description:
Cluster of sharply pointed baryte crystals in varying shades of beige.
 Viewed:  2313 Time(s)

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835-Bariet-Grube-Clara-Schwarzwald-medium.jpeg
 Mineral: Baryte
 Locality:
Clara Mine, Rankach Valley, Oberwolfach, Wolfach, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
 Dimensions: 6,6 x 5,6 x 3,3 cm
 Description:
Hedgehog-like formation of pointed chisel-shaped baryte crystals, ranging in colour from transparent blue to brown towards the tips.
 Viewed:  2317 Time(s)

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836-Bariet-Grube-Clara-Schwarzwald-medium.jpeg
 Mineral: Baryte
 Locality:
Clara Mine, Rankach Valley, Oberwolfach, Wolfach, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
 Dimensions: 4,9 x 3,5 x 2,7 cm
 Description:
Relatively large clear chisel-shaped baryte crystals, known as 'Meißelspat' in German.
 Viewed:  2316 Time(s)

836-Bariet-Grube-Clara-Schwarzwald-medium.jpeg



801-Bariet-Grube-Clara-Schwarzwald-medium.jpeg
 Mineral: Baryte
 Locality:
Clara Mine, Rankach Valley, Oberwolfach, Wolfach, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
 Dimensions: 11,2 x 8,4 x 6,4 cm
 Description:
Large sharp grey 'meißelspat' baryte crystals with orange phantoms on solid baryte matrix. Some of the the crystals are double terminated.
 Viewed:  2316 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Nov 25, 2017 17:04    Post subject: Re: Baryte collection of Niels Brouwer  

Thanks Joseph! I definitely hope to share quite a few more the upcoming weeks.
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PostPosted: Nov 25, 2017 17:10    Post subject: Re: Baryte collection of Niels Brouwer  

Welcome to The Forum, Neils. Enjoying your collection already and look forward to seeing more of your excellent specimens and photography.

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PostPosted: Nov 25, 2017 17:12    Post subject: Re: Baryte collection of Niels Brouwer  

Some more from Germany.


807-Bariet-Grube-Clara-Schwarzwald-medium.jpeg
 Mineral: Baryte
 Locality:
Clara Mine, Rankach Valley, Oberwolfach, Wolfach, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
 Dimensions: 13,7 x 7,2 x 5,6 cm
 Description:
Large clear to light grey, razor-sharp chisel-shaped baryte with an interesting partial second layer of crystallisation.
 Viewed:  2302 Time(s)

807-Bariet-Grube-Clara-Schwarzwald-medium.jpeg



822-Bariet-Bauerin-Mine-Frohnau-Erzgebirge-medium.jpeg
 Mineral: Baryte, Chalcopyrite
 Locality:
Bäuerin Mine, Schottenberg, Frohnau, Annaberg-Buchholz, Annaberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony/Sachsen, Germany
 Dimensions: 6,6 x 5,4 x 2,5 cm
 Description:
Parallel tabular, slightly pink baryte crystals with characteristic complex white ends, included with very fine chalcopyrite.
 Viewed:  2298 Time(s)

822-Bariet-Bauerin-Mine-Frohnau-Erzgebirge-medium.jpeg



828-Bariet-Mueschede-Sauerland-medium.jpeg
 Mineral: Baryte
 Locality:
Lanwehr Quarry, Müschede, Arnsberg, North Rhine-Westphalia/Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
 Dimensions: 18,5 x 14,8 x 5,8 cm
 Description:
Very large plate of typical grey baryte crystals with distinctive creamy white ends.
 Viewed:  2292 Time(s)

828-Bariet-Mueschede-Sauerland-medium.jpeg



886-Bariet-Grube-Himmelsfuerst-Freiberg-medium.jpeg
 Mineral: Baryte
 Locality:
Himmelsfürst Mine, Freiberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony/Sachsen, Germany
 Dimensions: 6,1 x 5,2 x 4,9 cm
 Description:
Dark amber coloured glossy prismatic intergrown crystals of baryte. Found in the '60s in the OWO Spat vein. The backside shows an interesting open structure from which other minerals have been etched away.
 Viewed:  2287 Time(s)

886-Bariet-Grube-Himmelsfuerst-Freiberg-medium.jpeg



803-Bariet-Grube-Slara-Schwarzwald-medium.jpeg
 Mineral: Baryte
 Locality:
Clara Mine, Rankach Valley, Oberwolfach, Wolfach, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
 Dimensions: 16,3 x 9,8 x 3,1 cm
 Description:
Thin plate of caramel coloured sharp baryte with an interesting sandlike texture on one side of the crystals.
 Viewed:  2296 Time(s)

803-Bariet-Grube-Slara-Schwarzwald-medium.jpeg



803-Bariet-Grube-Slara-Schwarzwald-close-up-medium.jpeg
 Mineral: Baryte
 Locality:
Clara Mine, Rankach Valley, Oberwolfach, Wolfach, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
 Dimensions: 16,3 x 9,8 x 3,1 cm
 Description:
Closeup of previous specimen.
 Viewed:  2291 Time(s)

803-Bariet-Grube-Slara-Schwarzwald-close-up-medium.jpeg


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PostPosted: Nov 25, 2017 17:50    Post subject: Re: Baryte collection of Niels Brouwer  

Don Lum wrote:
Welcome to The Forum, Neils. Enjoying your collection already and look forward to seeing more of your excellent specimens and photography.

Don

Thanks Don, it's a pleasure sharing it.
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PostPosted: Nov 25, 2017 19:37    Post subject: Re: Baryte collection of Niels Brouwer  

Let's head over to Spain, another country with numerous outstanding localities for baryte.


829-Bariet-Mina-Victoria-La-Union-medium.jpg
 Mineral: Baryte
 Locality:
Victoria Mine, Cabezo de San Ginés, El Estrecho de San Ginés, Cartagena, Comarca Campo de Cartagena, Murcia, Region of Murcia, Spain
 Dimensions: 8,5 x 5 x 2,5 cm
 Description:
Rosettes of thin orange tabular blades of baryte to 2.2 cm on lightweight black to brown limonitic matrix.
 Viewed:  2217 Time(s)

829-Bariet-Mina-Victoria-La-Union-medium.jpg



879-Bariet-Mirasol-medium.jpg
 Mineral: Baryte
 Locality:
Marisol Mine, Barranco Las Nogueras, Campos de Golf, Atamaría, Cartagena, Comarca Campo de Cartagena, Murcia, Region of Murcia, Spain
 Dimensions: 5,5 x 4,3 x 3,7 cm
 Description:
Elegant arborescent cluster of bright white, spearlike baryte crystals.
 Viewed:  2217 Time(s)

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787-Bariet-Tercera-Esperanza-La-Union-medium.jpg
 Mineral: Baryte
 Locality:
Haití Mine, Cabezo de San Ginés, San Ginés de la Jara, Cartagena, Comarca Campo de Cartagena, Murcia, Region of Murcia, Spain
 Dimensions: 8,8 x 7,8 x 3,6 cm
 Description:
Delicate, extremely lustrous yellow baryte crystals with intricate dark blue to black inclusions.
 Viewed:  2236 Time(s)

787-Bariet-Tercera-Esperanza-La-Union-medium.jpg



787-Bariet-Tercera-Esperanza-La-Union-close-up-medium.jpg
 Mineral: Baryte
 Locality:
Haití Mine, Cabezo de San Ginés, San Ginés de la Jara, Cartagena, Comarca Campo de Cartagena, Murcia, Region of Murcia, Spain
 Dimensions: 8,8 x 7,8 x 3,6 cm
 Description:
Closeup of previous photo.
 Viewed:  2217 Time(s)

787-Bariet-Tercera-Esperanza-La-Union-close-up-medium.jpg



785-Bariet-Tercera-Esperanza-La-Union-medium.jpg
 Mineral: Baryte
 Locality:
Haití Mine, Cabezo de San Ginés, San Ginés de la Jara, Cartagena, Comarca Campo de Cartagena, Murcia, Region of Murcia, Spain
 Dimensions: 9,5 x 8,8 x 4,5 cm
 Description:
Highly lustrous baryte crystals with a colour ranging from dark blue at the base to yellow at the tips.
 Viewed:  2215 Time(s)

785-Bariet-Tercera-Esperanza-La-Union-medium.jpg



788-Bariet-Tercera-Esperanza-La-Union-Murcia-medium.jpg
 Mineral: Baryte
 Locality:
Haití Mine, Cabezo de San Ginés, San Ginés de la Jara, Cartagena, Comarca Campo de Cartagena, Murcia, Region of Murcia, Spain
 Dimensions: 17,8 x 12,1 x 9,5 cm
 Description:
Very large vug lined with lustrous greyish blue baryte crystals.
 Viewed:  2217 Time(s)

788-Bariet-Tercera-Esperanza-La-Union-Murcia-medium.jpg



35-Bariet-Fluoriet-La-Cabana-Berbes-medium.jpg
 Mineral: Baryte, Fluorite
 Locality:
La Cabaña, Berbes mining area, Valdelmar, Berbes, Ribadesella, Comarca Oriente, Asturias, Spain
 Dimensions: 11 x 7 x 6 cm
 Description:
Thin white blades of baryte perched on top of light purple fluorite cubes, partially covered with orange iron oxides giving a nice colour contrast.
 Viewed:  2219 Time(s)

35-Bariet-Fluoriet-La-Cabana-Berbes-medium.jpg



696-Bariet-San-Pedro-Mine-Murcia-medium.jpg
 Mineral: Baryte, Calcite, Quartz
 Locality:
San Pedro Mine, De Enmedio Range, Almendricos, Lorca, Comarca Alto Guadalentín, Murcia, Region of Murcia, Spain
 Dimensions: 8 x 7,5 x 4 cm
 Description:
Fan of thin tabular white baryte covered by small calcite and quartz crystals.
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PostPosted: Nov 26, 2017 02:38    Post subject: Re: Baryte collection of Niels Brouwer  

Hi Niels and a warm welcome from your baryte-rich eastern neighboring country :-)
I really enjoy your thread (though baryte is not a focus of my collection), your introduction about your collection history was very interesting and your specimens and your photo quality are really fine!

Please more, kind regards from Germany
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PostPosted: Nov 26, 2017 11:15    Post subject: Re: Baryte collection of Niels Brouwer  

you are welcome Niels.
I like this type of thematic collection.

Keep posting more; it is a pleasure
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PostPosted: Nov 26, 2017 13:31    Post subject: Re: Baryte collection of Niels Brouwer  

Hi Niels, welcome to FMF

Your Baryte http://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/download.php?id=82715 and the other three below it, shown as "Tercera Esperanza Mine", come, for sure, from the Haití Mine. They are relatively new and in the beginning there was some confusion about the right locality...
Can I change the locality for you?
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PostPosted: Nov 26, 2017 15:16    Post subject: Re: Baryte collection of Niels Brouwer  

Tobi wrote:
Hi Niels and a warm welcome from your baryte-rich eastern neighboring country :-)
I really enjoy your thread (though baryte is not a focus of my collection), your introduction about your collection history was very interesting and your specimens and your photo quality are really fine!

Please more, kind regards from Germany
Tobi

Danke schön Tobi, es freut mich dass es dir gefällt!

And to be honest, I'm quite jealous of the wealth of mining history and gorgeous minerals that you guys in Germany have on your doorstep. ;)

Philippe Durand wrote:
you are welcome Niels.
I like this type of thematic collection.

Keep posting more; it is a pleasure

Well so do I, it usually makes a collection more coherent and interesting when there's a theme behind it - whether it's a species, a specific locality or region, etc.

Jordi Fabre wrote:
Hi Niels, welcome to FMF

Your Baryte http://www.mineral-forum.com/message-board/download.php?id=82715 and the other three below, cited as "Tercera Esperanza Mine", comes for sure from the Haití Mine. Them are relatively new and in the begin it was some confusion about the right locality...
Can I change the locality for you?

Many thanks for the correction, Jordi, I think you're spot on. I have been searching more information on Tercera Esperanza, but I was already a little surprised when I couldn't find anything similar at all. Mina Haití makes a lot more sense, so if you could correct it for me that would be great.
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PostPosted: Nov 27, 2017 19:54    Post subject: Re: Baryte collection of Niels Brouwer  

This time I'd like to share some of the classics in my collection with old labels. I just love that connection with the history of mineralogy that these labels give us. My own collection cards are inspired by these old labels, although I wished I had such graceful handwriting myself as well.


269-Bariet-Pribram-Bohemen-Tsjechie.jpeg
 Mineral: Baryte
 Locality:
Příbram, Central Bohemia Region, Bohemia, Czech Republic
 Dimensions: 4,0 x 2,6 x 2,2 cm
 Description:
Small piece of white to light grey baryte, along with an old Krantz label from the 1890s or early 1900s, as well as another old label and the original green cardboard box. The Krantz label uses the old German term for baryte, 'schwerspath', and labels it as 'einfach Kryst.' (simple crystals/crystallization in English).
 Viewed:  1787 Time(s)

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890-Bariet-Stribro-Mies-Plzen-Bohemen-Tsjechie-medium.jpeg
 Locality:
Stříbro (Mies), Plzeň Region, Bohemia, Czech Republic
 Dimensions: 5,5 x 2,9 x 1,0 cm
 Description:
Single baryte crystal with multiple tapering terminations with flat ends. Mostly transparent with some brown inclusions and in some places a slight blueish colour.
 Viewed:  1780 Time(s)

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736-Bariet-Dufton-Fell-Cumbria-medium.jpeg
 Mineral: Baryte
 Locality:
Dufton Fell Mine, Dufton, Eden District, former Cumberland, Cumbria, England, United Kingdom
 Dimensions: 5,0 x 3,5 x 1,0 cm
 Description:
Two parallel transparent tabular baryte crystals, with a subtle texture across some of the crystal faces, as well as some zoning visible on the right hand side. It originally comes from the collection of the University of Aachen, Germany, from around the turn of the 19th century. It is accompanied by the original label and cardboard box, 'Schwerspath' being the old German name for baryte, similar to 'heavy spar' in English.
 Viewed:  1782 Time(s)

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894-Bariet-oakstone-Arborlow-Derbyshire-UK-medium.jpeg
 Mineral: Baryte
 Locality:
Arbor Low, Middleton-by-Youlgreave, Middleton and Smerrill, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
 Dimensions: 8,8 x 6,9 x 3,4 cm
 Description:
Old specimen of polished baryte known as 'oakstone' because of its resemblance to wood texture and colour. Back in the day, these were polished using leather belts. The accompanying label only states it is from Derbyshire, but it is typical for Arbor Low.
 Viewed:  1781 Time(s)

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892-Bariet-Mowbray-Mine-Frizington-medium.jpg
 Mineral: Baryte
 Locality:
Mowbray Mine, Frizington, West Cumberland Iron Field, former Cumberland, Cumbria, England, United Kingdom
 Dimensions: 6,1 x 3,3 x 2,6 cm
 Description:
Typical dark chocolate brown baryte crystals with parallel pointy terminations. The old label uses both German names for baryte, 'Baryt' and (hardly readable) 'Schwerspath'.
 Viewed:  1785 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Dec 06, 2017 16:40    Post subject: Re: Baryte collection of Niels Brouwer  

New update with some more baryte from various places in the world.


21-Bariet-Baia-Sprie-Roemenie-medium.jpeg
 Mineral: Baryte
 Locality:
Baia Sprie Mine, Baia Sprie, Maramures, Romania
 Dimensions: 11 x 7 x 4,5 cm
 Description:
Thin plate covered with arrow-shape baryte. The pointy, well-defined crystals go from a subtle blue at the base to greenish yellow towards the tips.
 Viewed:  1513 Time(s)

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714-Bariet-Samuel-Spat-Beihilfe-Freiberg-medium.jpeg
 Mineral: Baryte
 Locality:
Beihilfe Mine, Halsbrücke, Freiberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony/Sachsen, Germany
 Dimensions: 6,9 x 5,4 x 1,8 cm
 Description:
Thin plate of fine lustrous white baryte crystals from the Samuel Spat vein.
 Viewed:  1505 Time(s)

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693-Bariet-Machow-Polen.jpeg
 Mineral: Baryte, Sulphur
 Locality:
Machów Mine, Tarnobrzeg, Podkarpackie, Poland
 Dimensions: 9 x 6,5 x 5,5 cm
 Description:
Small bright yellow specks of sulphur on a matrix of lustrous tan baryte crystals. Fluoresces very brightly under UV light.
 Viewed:  1510 Time(s)

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694-Bariet-zwavel-Machow-Mine-Tarnobrzeg-Polen-medium.jpeg
 Mineral: Baryte, Sulphur
 Locality:
Machów Mine, Tarnobrzeg, Podkarpackie, Poland
 Dimensions: 10 x 9,5 x 9 cm
 Description:
Bright yellow sulphur crystals perched on top of light tan to white baryte crystals, that in turn cover the top of a matrix of fine-grained sulphur. Once again, very bright fluorescence.
 Viewed:  1509 Time(s)

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712-Bariet-fluoriet-Frisch-Gluck-Adit-Frohnau-Erzgebirge-medium.jpeg
 Mineral: Baryte, Fluorite
 Locality:
Frisch Glück adit (Adit 134), Bergmännisch Glück Flacher vein, Frohnau, Annaberg-Buchholz, Annaberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony/Sachsen, Germany
 Dimensions: 4,1 x 2,5 x 1,6 cm
 Description:
27 mm cluster of white lustrous baryte crystals with some brown staining, on a thin matrix with very clear yellow fluorite crystals up to 4 mm.
 Viewed:  1509 Time(s)

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702-Bariet-Les-Cedres-Les-Malines-Gard-Frankrijk-medium.jpeg
 Mineral: Baryte, Sphalerite
 Locality:
Les Cèdres Mine, Asce. 32, Les Malines Mining District, Saint-Laurent-le-Minier, Gard, Occitanie, France
 Dimensions: 8,5 x 7,0 x 4,5 cm
 Description:
Lustrous white tabular baryte blades, giving great contrast with the sphalerite matrix.
 Viewed:  1505 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jan 07, 2018 15:49    Post subject: Re: Baryte collection of Niels Brouwer  

Congratulations, very beautiful specimens, I particularly love the Romanian baryte with stibnite!
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PostPosted: Jan 07, 2018 19:36    Post subject: Re: Baryte collection of Niels Brouwer  

Niels, I am enjoying your great specimens and superb photography. Looking forward to seeing more.

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