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Gypsum var. Selenite from Cave of Swords, Gibraltar Mine, Naica District, Chihuahua, Mexico

 
Gypsum var. Selenite from Cave of Swords, Gibraltar Mine, Naica District, Chihuahua, Mexico

Gypsum var. Selenite from Cave of Swords, Gibraltar Mine, Naica District, Chihuahua, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 44246
Mineral:Gypsum var. Selenite
Locality:Cave of Swords, Gibraltar Mine, Naica District, Chihuahua, Mexico
Description:Doubly-terminated selenite crystal, the transparent colorless variety of the mineral species gypsum, with no matrix. One broad face is a flat cleavage plane revealing the nearly flawless interior. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #2304; acquired in 1979 from L. Dalbeck
Overall Size:7x4.5x2 cm
Crystals:7 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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