Barite with Calcite
Meikle Mine, Bootstrap district, Carlin Trend, Elko County
4.7 x 4.4 x 2.3 CM (miniature)
A large, clear golden Barite crystal sits on a few smaller Barites and minor Calcite. The main crystal is well presented, doubly terminated, tabular habit, lustrous and pristine. There are crystal contacts in a few areas but no damage. A modern American classic locale, the Meikle mine has produced many great Barites at one time. This specimen was collected well over a decade ago in the hight of production. better in person too.