This incredibly stunning piece features a stunning natural Barite snowball with Sphalerite. This piece is from the Elmwood mine in Tennessee which is famous for producing some of the finest Golden Calcite and Fluorite specimens in the world. Elmwood mine specimens, which can include Sphalerite, Galena, Dolomite, Barite, Calcite, and Fluorite, are stunning, unique, and highly prized.
Barite is believed to be a stone of self-assurance, fear release, and finding one’s higher purpose. It is thought to be helpful in the treatment of stress, eye conditions, addiction, and memory degradation. Sphalerite is believed to be a stone of grounding, psychic awakening, discernment, and clarity of thought. It is thought to balance the immune system, treat eye disorders, and aid in nutrient absorption.
This Elmwood Mine specimen weighs approximately 307 grams and measures approximately 6.5cm long, 4.5cm wide, and 6cm tall.