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Celestine with Sulfur from Miniera Racalmuto, Agrigento, Sicily, Italy

 
Celestine with Sulfur from Miniera Racalmuto, Agrigento, Sicily, Italy

Celestine with Sulfur from Miniera Racalmuto, Agrigento, Sicily, Italy

Celestine with Sulfur from Miniera Racalmuto, Agrigento, Sicily, Italy

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Celestine with Sulfur from Miniera Racalmuto, Agrigento, Sicily, Italy

DESCRIPTION:No. 44568
Mineral:Celestine with Sulfur
Locality:Miniera Racalmuto, Agrigento, Sicily, Italy
Description:Pale-blue prismatic celestine (celestite) crystals to 10 mm with scattered translucent yellow sulfur crystals to 2 mm. The celestine crystals have a rhombic cross-section with two-faced terminations and fluoresce (and phosphoresce) under UV illumination. Ex. Harold D. Miller (1838-1919 or 1920) collection, bequeathed to the Wadsworth Atheneum in 1909; ex. Loomis-Chaffee School
Overall Size:9x7x4 cm
Crystals:1-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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