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Celestine on Sulfur from Agrigento District (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

 
Celestine on Sulfur from Agrigento District (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

Celestine on Sulfur from Agrigento District (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

Celestine on Sulfur from Agrigento District (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

Celestine on Sulfur from Agrigento District (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

Celestine on Sulfur from Agrigento District (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

Celestine on Sulfur from Agrigento District (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Celestine on Sulfur from Agrigento District (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

DESCRIPTION:No. 27511
Mineral:Celestine on Sulfur
Locality:Agrigento District (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy
Description:Prismatic crystals of lustrous colorless celestine (celestite) up to 15 mm long with partial coating of yellow sulfur microcrystals on the prism faces of the celestine. The celestine fluoresces white under UV illumination. An old specimen ca. 1890. Ex. A. Lincoln Sherk II, MD. (1896-1970); ex. Dr. Egee
Overall Size:8x7x5 cm
Crystals:micro to 15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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