[ US /ˈbɛɹaɪt/ ]
  1. a white or colorless mineral (BaSO4); the main source of barium
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  • The Brushy Basin sediments contain numerous chalcedony pseudomorph-after-barite concretions that range to more than 30 cm in diameter.
  • The most common ores of barium are barite and witherite.
  • Call me an idle sybarite, but I value this capability.
  • So excessive was the Roman horror of obscenity that even physicians were compelled to use a euphemism for _urina_, and though the _urinal_ or _vas urinarium_ was openly used at the dining-table (following a custom introduced by the Sybarites, according to Athenæus, Book XII, cap. 17), the decorous guest could not ask for it by name, but only by a snap of the fingers (Dufour, op. cit., vol. ii, p. 174). Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 1 The Evolution of Modesty; The Phenomena of Sexual Periodicity; Auto-Erotism
  • The order of deposition for the main vein minerals typically is dolomite, barite, and quartz.
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  • It is dominated by the deposition of calcite with minor pyrite, marcasite, barite, anhydrite and gypsum.
  • Barite, sphalerite, and calcite are the most abundant vein minerals; pyrite, kaolinite, chalcopyrite, galena, and wurtzite are less common.
  • Concretions of chalcedony after barite can be confused with cycads, and the wise collector must learn to differentiate between the two.
  • Possible substitutes for barite, especially in the oil drilling industry, include other similar minerals, such as celestite (strontium sulfate, SrSO4) and iron ore. Barite
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