Barite Meanings And Crystal Properties - The Crystal Council
Barite Meanings, Zodiacs, Planets, Elements, Colors, Chakras, and more. Science Origin of BariteBarite, or Baryte, is a barium sulfate mineral that crystallizes in the form of masses, tabular crystals, and even rarely, stalactites. This mineral was first recorded in 1800 by D.L.G. Karsten, and was named for the Greek word meaning “heavy”, due to its high specific gravity.