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[New Lat., from barium], or heavy spar,
a white, yellow, blue, red, or colorless mineral. It is a sulfate of barium, BaSO4, found in nature as tabular crystals or in granular or massive form and has a high specific gravity.
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barytes

barytes

a colourless or white mineral consisting of barium sulphate in orthorhombic crystalline form, occurring in sedimentary rocks and with sulphide ores: a source of barium. Formula: BaSO4
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Table 78: India Barytes Production Volume (Million Tones), 2011-2015
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The Nigerian government has invested heavily in the generation of vital information on minerals including coal, gypsum, barytes, kaolin and talc.
2] oxide CP 1 39 43 -- -- 6 8 CP 2 39 43 -- -- 684 -- CP 3 -- -- 55 -- 8 11 CP 4 -- -- 55 -- 8 11 CP 5 -- -- -- 57 23 -- CP 6 -- -- -- 57 23 -- Component paint China clay Mica Barytes CP 1 4 -- -- CP 2 -- -- -- CP 3 7 19 -- CP 4 7 19 -- CP 5 -- -- 20 CP 6 -- -- 20
Hidden past: Force Crag Mine at the head of Coledale Valley, Cumbria, opened in 1839 and was mined for lead, zinc and barytes before being finally abandoned in 1991.
Lead, iron ore, zinc, barytes and fluorspar are also mined in the northern coastal region and in the north-west.
Bolan Mining Enterprises (BME) a 50:50 Joint Venture between PPL and the Government of Balochistan, sold a total of 13,213 ton nes of Barytes powder/ore during the year under review, compared with 13,817 tonnes in 1998-99.
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