Cerro Warihuyn (Huarihuyn), Miraflores, Huamalíes Province, Huánuco, Peru

Barite forms tabular yellow to brown crystals to 10 cm, up to 5 mm thick, often colour-zoned and transparent. Faceted stones up to more than 10 ct have been cut from this material.

Ref: J.Hyrsl (2012) Gemstones of Peru, p. 82

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