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Gypsum var. Selenite from Red River Floodway, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

 
Gypsum var. Selenite from Red River Floodway, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Gypsum var. Selenite from Red River Floodway, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

DESCRIPTION:No. 33783
Mineral:Gypsum var. Selenite
Locality:Red River Floodway, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Description:Transparent yellow gypsum, variety selenite crystals up to 24 mm showing fishtail twinning protruding from a spherical cluster of smaller gypsum crystals. Fully crystallized all around with no point of attachment - a floater. Fluorescent. Ex. John A. Rorer, Jr. collection #183
Overall Size:7x5x4 cm
Crystals:5-24 mm
Status: For reference only
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