Photo category: Rocks and Minerals specimen collection
Rocks and Minerals specimen collection
- Photo taken Locality: Morocco
- Photo taken by: Trichas, A.
- Photo taken date: October 2011
Photo of a of Baryte or "Desert Rose", bought from Morocco in 1999. It is a mineral of Barium (Ba) has non-metallic luster and color brownish yellow to light brown. The name comes from the high specific gravity (4.5). It has a hardness of 3 to 3.5.