Baryte OverviewMineral associations and locationsNames and historyUsesSee also
Baryte occurs in a large number of depositional environments, and is deposited through a large number of processes including biogenic, hydrothermal, and evaporation, among others. Baryte commonly occurs in lead zinc veins in limestones, in hot spring deposits, and with hematite ore. It is often associated with the minerals anglesite and celestine. It has also been identified in meteorites.
Baryte has been found at locations in Australia, Brazil, Nigeria, Canada, Chile, China, India, Pakistan,