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Gypsum var. Selenite on Calcite from Morocco

 
Gypsum var. Selenite on Calcite from Morocco

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Gypsum var. Selenite on Calcite from Morocco

DESCRIPTION:No. 19775
Mineral:Gypsum var. Selenite on Calcite
Locality:Morocco
Description:Transparent selenite crystal 4 cm long on matrix coated with small, scalenohedral crystals of yellow calcite up to 3 mm long. Both the selenite and the calcite fluoresce under UV illumination, the selenite phosphoresces too.
Overall Size:6x5x3 cm
Crystals:1-40 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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