Ask the Experts—What is barite used for?
June 2007 by StaffQ: Could you inform me as to what “barite” is used for? Where can I locate a company that mines barite?
Like any good prospector, I sampled the bedrock—and am glad I did. I found a half a dozen pieces in the first pan, so I took a second pan. The results were the same.
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During our visit during late May, 2011, the vertical nature of the mineralized areas was clearly visible, as were numerous examples of quartz-carbonate veins in shear zones, faults and folds.
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