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Gypsum from Paphos, Cyprus

Gypsum from Paphos, Cyprus

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Gypsum from Paphos, Cyprus

Locality:Paphos, Cyprus
Description:Large formation of translucent gray gypsum that fluoresces yellow under UV illumination. The gypsum is twinned down the center resulting V-shaped crystal formation, sometimes called fishtail twinning.
Overall Size:17x8x2 cm
Crystals:2-6 cm
Archived: For reference only






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