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Celestine on Calcite with Sulfur from Agrigento District (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

 
Celestine on Calcite with Sulfur from Agrigento District (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

Celestine on Calcite with Sulfur from Agrigento District (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

Celestine on Calcite with Sulfur from Agrigento District (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

Celestine on Calcite with Sulfur from Agrigento District (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Celestine on Calcite with Sulfur from Agrigento District (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

DESCRIPTION:No. 39214
Mineral:Celestine on Calcite with Sulfur
Locality:Agrigento District (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy
Description:Elongated plate covered on one face with colorless prismatic celestine (celestite) crystals up to 14 mm long with pale-beige calcite crystals up to 1 mm and a layer of yellow sulfur. Fluorescent and phosphorescent under UV illumination. Ex. William W. Jefferis (1820-1906) collection #7479; ex. Carnegie Museum #11285
Overall Size:13x5x3 cm
Crystals:1-14 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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