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Gypsum var. Selenite from Schemnitz, Hungary

 
Gypsum var. Selenite from Schemnitz, Hungary

DESCRIPTION:No. 14412
Mineral:Gypsum var. Selenite
Locality:Schemnitz, Hungary
Description:Transparent, colorless gypsum variety selenite crystals scattered on white aragonite crystal covered matrix. Very clean. No damage. See drawing in the article: The History of Mineral Collecting, The 18th Century in Min. Rec., Nov.-Dec. 1994, p.123. Ex. Neeld collection #434 (England, ca. 1840)
Overall Size:6x5x4 cm
Crystals:2-12 mm
Status: For reference only
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