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Mineral Specimen No. 77516:
Celestine stalactite with Calcite coating for sale from Picunches, Neuquén, Argentina.

This mineral specimen Celestine stalactite with Calcite coating from Picunches, Neuquén, Argentina 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. 77516:

Mineral Species: Celestine stalactite with Calcite coating.
Location of origin: Picunches, Neuquén, Argentina.
Description: Lustrous translucent pale-blue celestine (celestite) in a 24 mm slightly curved stalactitic formation that has overgrowth on half of lustrous translucent white calcite(?). The celestine formation fluoresces under LW-SW UV illumination. No damage. Collected ca. 1992.
Overall size: 23x5x5 mm.
Size of individual crystals: micro
Price: $22 (plus shipping).

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Mineral Celestine stalactite with Calcite coating for sale from Picunches, Neuquén, Argentina

Detail view of mineral Celestine stalactite with Calcite coating for sale from Picunches, Neuquén, Argentina

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 Celestine stalactite with Calcite coating for sale from Picunches, Neuquén, Argentina

Photograph Below: UV illumination with 365 nm longwave (LW) ultraviolet illumination. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Longwave ultraviolet illuminated mineral Celestine stalactite with Calcite coating for sale from Picunches, Neuquén, Argentina

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