Mine, Bootstrap District, Elko Co., Nevada, United States
6.8x 6.3 cm
large crystal of barite on matrix, from the famous find at the Meikle
Mine. These were recovered by the Collectors Edge between 1996
and 2000, and this specimen is accompanied by their label.
from this mine are considered to be among the finest American barites,
along with those from Elk Creek, South Dakota and Stoneham, Colorado.
This particular crystal is quite large, undamaged, and shows good
matrix consists of bladed calcite, creating a nice contrast between
the darker crystal and the light matrix.