Origin of barytes
Examples from the Web for barytes
Barytes, which crystallizes in the orthorhombic system, has two sets of cleavages, viz.
On the 27th barytes heated to whiteness did not become a conductor.The Royal Institution|Bence Jones
A precipitate of the yellow chromate of barytes falls, which being washed and dried would amount to 130 parts.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
They are often accompanied by the sulphate of barytes, or by calcareous spar; sometimes by blende, or iron pyrites.
The sulphate of barytes, called tiff by the lead-diggers here, is the same substance called cawk by English miners.