Baryte - Arbor Low, England, United Kingdom - 8,8 x 6,9 x 3,4 cm
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.