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Gypsum var. Selenite from Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

Gypsum var. Selenite from Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

Mineral:Gypsum var. Selenite
Locality:Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico
Description:Large crystal of transparent selenite with rounded termination. This crystal probably came from the famous Cave of Swords, a huge pocket filled with huge selenite crystals. Exterior surfaces are smooth, with minor flaws. Old collection #3033; ex. B. Mason (A.M.N.H.)
Overall Size:20x4x2 cm
Crystals:20 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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