• Definition for "heavy spar"
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heavy spar definition

  • noun:
    • See barite.
    • a white or colorless mineral (BaSO4); the main supply of barium
  • others:
    • local barium sulphate or barite, -- so-called because of its large specific-gravity when compared along with other non-metallic minerals.
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