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Do fragile barite crystals need cleaning & if so what is the best way to clean them? Tks.

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asked May 11, 2015 by Tasheelahmo (120 points)

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I don't understand the first part of your question. If they are dirty or have coating or staining, they should be cleaned. Fragile crystals need to be cleaned carefully. I think barite is pretty stable though I wouldn't use solvents. Your best bet is to use soap on water with a toothbrush.
answered May 13, 2015 by hershel (46,460 points)
 


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