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Gypsum var. Satin Spar from West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

 
Gypsum var. Satin Spar from West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Gypsum var. Satin Spar from West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

Gypsum var. Satin Spar from West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 35885
Mineral:Gypsum var. Satin Spar
Locality:West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England
Description:Long crystalline mass of colorless gypsum. The crystals are in a compact parallel mass resulting in a satin-like luster, hence the colloquial name satin spar. Ex. John A. Manley (1861-1936) ca. 1890s
Overall Size:15x3x3 cm
Crystals:15 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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