Brown barite

A beautiful, more than 40 years old cabinet size specimen of thin needle brown barite crystals, following spherulites orientation. The crystals are very lustrous with beige to brown color. The specimen was found in the upper part of the Kremikovtsi quarry (its exploration was ended 25 years ago) and the point where they found it is under the water now.

 

 

Brown-green barite on quartz

An amazing, cabinet size specimen presenting a large, white, strongly dissolved quartz crystals overgrowth by small plate, brown-green zonal barite crystals.

A cluster of barite cystals

A gorgeous and very rare cluster of brown, very lustrous barite crystals, found at the beginning of the exploration of the Kremikovtsi deposit near Sofia 30 years ago.

Barite with pyrite

One large cabinet size specimen, presenting a very aesthetic combination of large, transparent to translucent large barite crystals, covered with small and very bright pyrite crystals.

Cluster of barite crystals

One perfect old specimen of barite with very lustrous brown radial developed barite crystals following spherolite texture of the aggregate.

Barite cluster on pyrite

One very attractive, almost cabinet size specimen, presenting a cluster of one large and several small barite crystals, with very well shaped lustrous crystal faces, developed on the base of small pyrite crystals.

Barite, pyrite

One perfect cabinet size specimen of transparent to translucent barite crystals covered with small lustrous pyrite crystals