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Gypsum var. Selenite from Willow Creek, Nanton, Alberta, Canada

 
Gypsum var. Selenite from Willow Creek, Nanton, Alberta, Canada

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Gypsum var. Selenite from Willow Creek, Nanton, Alberta, Canada

DESCRIPTION:No. 33786
Mineral:Gypsum var. Selenite
Locality:Willow Creek, Nanton, Alberta, Canada
Description:Water-clear crystal of gypsum, variety selenite, with several notches in the bottom edge where other selenite crystals intersected the specimen. Under UV illumination two opposing internal triangular zones fluoresce white. An excellent specimen. Ex. John A. Rorer, Jr. collection #186; Ex. Gene Meieran Collection
Overall Size:5x2.5x1.5 cm
Crystals:5 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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