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Synonyms for barite

a white or colorless mineral (BaSO4)

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Barite mineralization in association with calcitic speleothem precipitates in cave structures in Silurian Aeronian carbonate rocks in Kalana quarry, Central Estonia, was studied.
2017b) reported botryoidal calcite speleothems associated with pyrite and abundant bladed-euhedral barite in small-scale fracture-controlled cave systems in Silurian Aeronian carbonate rocks exposed in Kalana quarry, Central Estonia.
In this research the sulphur and Sr-isotope composition of barite mineralization associated with calcite speleothems in Kalana quarry was studied.
Other factors include Chaitanya's backward integration, its proximity to Mangampet, where the world's largest barite mine is located, the firm's experienced management and established relationships with clients.
The Greenbank collection contains several unusually fine barites from these mines.
However, the names Frizington, Egremont and Cleator Moor immediately conjure images of fabulous, classic barite, calcite and fluorite crystal clusters, mammillated to reniform hematite "kidney ore" specimens, and beautiful, lustrous, colorless to smoky quartz crystals of a stout habit on sparkling drusy hematite.
The Haile Moor and Beckermet mines produced a substantial number of fine specimens of hematite, quartz, calcite and barite.
Just 4 kilometers north of the now famous Meikle mine barite occurrence, another underground gold mine, the Dee North mine, has recently produced attractive barite crystals in a wide variety of habits and colors.
Nevada is quickly becoming famous among mineral collectors for its contemporary production of fine, crystallized barite specimens.
Only in a few specimens is barite or rarely cerrusite found in association.
In this pocket, the pyromorphite crystals are associated with barite.
Witherite formed by the decomposition of barite in solutions rich in carbonate and sulfuric acid (Emmons, 1917).
Barite was commonly found in association, though not in good crystal specimens, and calcite formed about 10% of the vein filling in the area near the old engine shaft.
Increased production from Middle Eastern and Pacific Rim countries illustrates shift in barite production closer to areas of petroleum drilling.
Of special significance to the barite industry is the decision by Mountain Minerals Co.