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Gypsum var. Selenite from Chihuahua, Mexico

 
Gypsum var. Selenite from Chihuahua, Mexico

Gypsum var. Selenite from Chihuahua, Mexico

Gypsum var. Selenite from Chihuahua, Mexico

Gypsum var. Selenite from Chihuahua, Mexico

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Gypsum var. Selenite from Chihuahua, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 11709
Mineral:Gypsum var. Selenite
Locality:Chihuahua, Mexico
Description:Unusual specimen of two curved selenite crystals, the transparent colorless variety of the mineral species gypsum, standing upright off gray quartz-rick matrix. The gypsum crystals curve towards each other, not in parallel as might be expected.
Overall Size:5x4x3 cm
Crystals:2-20 mm
Status: For reference only
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