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Mineral Specimen No. 76388:
Gypsum var. Selenite with Smithsonite and Hydrozincite overgrowth for sale from Mina la Platosa, Bermejillo, Durango, Mexico.

This mineral specimen Gypsum var. Selenite with Smithsonite and Hydrozincite overgrowth from Mina la Platosa, Bermejillo, Durango, Mexico is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Description of Mineral Specimen for sale No. 76388:

Mineral Species: Gypsum var. Selenite with Smithsonite and Hydrozincite overgrowth.
Location of origin: Mina la Platosa, Bermejillo, Durango, Mexico.
Description: Large selenite crystal, the transparent colorless variety of gypsum, with surfaces partially coated with translucent gray smithsonite crystals to 2 mm and white hydrozincite microcrystals that fluoresce white under LW and SW ultraviolet illumination. No damage. Collected ca. 1997.
Overall size: 23x5x3.5 cm.
Size of individual crystals: micro to 230 mm
Price: $250 (plus shipping).

Mineral Gypsum var. Selenite with Smithsonite and Hydrozincite overgrowth for sale from Mina la Platosa, Bermejillo, Durango, Mexico

Detail view of mineral Gypsum var. Selenite with Smithsonite and Hydrozincite overgrowth for sale from Mina la Platosa, Bermejillo, Durango, Mexico

Detail view of mineral Gypsum var. Selenite with Smithsonite and Hydrozincite overgrowth for sale from Mina la Platosa, Bermejillo, Durango, Mexico

Detail view of mineral Gypsum var. Selenite with Smithsonite and Hydrozincite overgrowth for sale from Mina la Platosa, Bermejillo, Durango, Mexico

Detail view of mineral Gypsum var. Selenite with Smithsonite and Hydrozincite overgrowth for sale from Mina la Platosa, Bermejillo, Durango, Mexico

Detail view of mineral Gypsum var. Selenite with Smithsonite and Hydrozincite overgrowth for sale from Mina la Platosa, Bermejillo, Durango, Mexico

Detail view of mineral Gypsum var. Selenite with Smithsonite and Hydrozincite overgrowth for sale from Mina la Platosa, Bermejillo, Durango, Mexico

Detail view of mineral Gypsum var. Selenite with Smithsonite and Hydrozincite overgrowth for sale from Mina la Platosa, Bermejillo, Durango, Mexico

Photographs Above: daylight illumination.
Photograph Below: UV illumination with 254 nm shortwave (SW) ultraviolet illumination. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Shortwave ultraviolet illuminated mineral Gypsum var. Selenite with Smithsonite and Hydrozincite overgrowth for sale from Mina la Platosa, Bermejillo, Durango, Mexico

Photograph Below: UV illumination with 365 nm longwave (LW) ultraviolet illumination. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Longwave ultraviolet illuminated mineral Gypsum var. Selenite with Smithsonite and Hydrozincite overgrowth for sale from Mina la Platosa, Bermejillo, Durango, Mexico

Large Cabinet-sized Specimen

     


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