Definition of baryte in English:

baryte

Syllabification: bar·yte
Pronunciation: /ˈbarīt
 
/
(also barytes /bəˈrītēz/)

noun

British
  • variant spelling of barite.
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    • The primary minerals at the Loudville deposit, in estimated order of decreasing abundance, are quartz, barite, calcite, galena, sphalerite, fluorite, and chalcopyrite.
    • It is dominated by the deposition of calcite with minor pyrite, marcasite, barite, anhydrite and gypsum.
    • Most specimens are on a typical brown goethite matrix and may have associated calcite, plattnerite, barite, fluorite, and hemimorphite.

Origin

mid 19th century: from barium + -ite1.

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