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Gypsum var. Selenite Twins from Oxford, Oxfordshire, England

 
Gypsum var. Selenite Twins from Oxford, Oxfordshire, England

Gypsum var. Selenite Twins from Oxford, Oxfordshire, England

Gypsum var. Selenite Twins from Oxford, Oxfordshire, England

Gypsum var. Selenite Twins from Oxford, Oxfordshire, England

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Gypsum var. Selenite Twins from Oxford, Oxfordshire, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 42229
Mineral:Gypsum var. Selenite Twins
Locality:Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
Description:Two intersecting transparent yellow selenite crystals, the transparent variety of gypsum, with cleavage faces showing transparent crystal interiors. The main crystal is actually two twinned crystals with prominent twin-plane running through the center. Ex. Robert C. Lambert #451; ex. Yale University; acquired in 1998 from P. Scalisi
Overall Size:7x5x3 cm
Crystals:7-3 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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