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Mineral Specimen No. 78202:
Gypsum for sale from Paint Mines shale formation, south of Calhan, El Paso County, Colorado.

This mineral specimen Gypsum from Paint Mines shale formation, south of Calhan, El Paso County, Colorado 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. 78202:

Mineral Species: Gypsum.
Location of origin: Paint Mines shale formation, south of Calhan, El Paso County, Colorado.
Description: Stellate cluster of translucent gray gypsum crystals with no matrix attached. The gypsum crystals have a white paint spot for catalog number on the rear. From the Paint Mines colored shale locality (not a real mine) that is now a park. The specimen formed in a cavity with many crystals intersecting in all directions. Most crystals are complete except in areas where they intersected adjacent crystals in the cavity. Ex. Ruth Swarz collection #165; collected ca. 1960.
Overall size: 6x4x2 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 2-30 mm
Price: $55 (plus shipping).

Mineral Gypsum for sale from Paint Mines shale formation, south of Calhan, El Paso County, Colorado

Detail view of mineral Gypsum for sale from Paint Mines shale formation, south of Calhan, El Paso County, Colorado

Detail view of mineral Gypsum for sale from Paint Mines shale formation, south of Calhan, El Paso County, Colorado

Detail view of mineral Gypsum for sale from Paint Mines shale formation, south of Calhan, El Paso County, Colorado

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