Barite on Quartz, Cavnic District, Maramures, Romania, Mine ca. 1960s-1970s, Noll Collection #CN2924, Medium Cabinet 5.0 x 9.5 x 14.5 cm, $600. Online 7/19
Golden yellow, translucent to transparent, lustrous, bladed barite on drusy quartz. This is a highly unusual combination from Cavnic in my experience. Excellent rich coverage of sharp barite over the surface and in great condition. Minor abrasions on backside only. Mined ca. 1960s-1970s. Provenance: Gary Richards (Keeper of the Earth); to Charles Noll: to Marquette University-Milwaukee; brokered by Seaman Museum; sold to North Star Minerals. Charles M. Noll collection #CN2924.