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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 31499
Mineral:Gypsum var. Selenite
Locality:Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico
Description:Single crystal of transparent selenite with pronounced curvature when viewed from the side. The curvature was probably due to fluid flow through the pocket distorting the growth. The rear edge is bruised. Old collection #2517; ex. D. Seaman (A.M.N.H.)
Overall Size:5.5x2x1.5 cm
Crystals:5.5 cm
Status: For reference only
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