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Gypsum var. Selenite from Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada

Gypsum var. Selenite from Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada

Mineral:Gypsum var. Selenite
Locality:Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada
Description:Old specimen of pearlescent selenite crystals from the famous gypsum deposits that produce most of the world's gypsum board (sheet rock). The selenite crystals are smooth and wavy that catches reflected light. Old pen-and-ink label attached ca. 1900.
Overall Size:10x7x5 cm
Crystals:1-3 cm
Archived: For reference only






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