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Gypsum var. Selenite from Agrigento District (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

 
Gypsum var. Selenite from Agrigento District (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

Gypsum var. Selenite from Agrigento District (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

DESCRIPTION:No. 31592
Mineral:Gypsum var. Selenite
Locality:Agrigento District (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy
Description:Vein formation filled with many translucent crystals of colorless selenite. Several crystals show fishtail-twinning. Minor yellow sulfur is visible in the matrix. Excellent large selenite crystals for the locality, better known for sulfur. Ex. James G. Manchester (1871-1948) #5289; ex. Florence P. Manchester
Overall Size:11x8x8 cm
Crystals:2-4 cm
Status: For reference only
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