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Celestine from Agrigento District (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

 
Celestine from Agrigento District (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

Celestine from Agrigento District (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

Celestine from Agrigento District (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 30600
Mineral:Celestine
Locality:Agrigento District (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy
Description:Sugary crystals of celestine (celestite) on yellow sulfur matrix. The celestine first formed finger-like crystals up to 13 mm then was coated by late-growth microcrystals. Fluoresces under UV illumination. One crystal on the edge is missing. Ex. Lawrence H. Conklin (1933-2016); ex. B. Sturz (Bonn)
Overall Size:9x8x4 cm
Crystals:1-13 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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