Barite, Leesson Pocket, Stoneham, Weld County, Colorado, Collected July 1989, Kalaskie Collection #263, Miniature 2.0 x 4.8 x 6.5 cm, $220. Online 11/9.
Transparent, light blue bladed barite crystals, to 3 cm, with no point of attachment. The base is composed of powdery gray/blue crystals with associated chalky matrix. One broken crystal off to one edge otherwise in excellent condition. From the prolific collecting effort of Collector's Edge, managed by Bryan Lees in July 1989. Betty Kalaskie Collection #263.