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Gypsum variety Selenite from Gyp Cave, Clark County, Nevada

 
Gypsum variety Selenite from Gyp Cave, Clark County, Nevada

Gypsum variety Selenite from Gyp Cave, Clark County, Nevada

Gypsum variety Selenite from Gyp Cave, Clark County, Nevada

Gypsum variety Selenite from Gyp Cave, Clark County, Nevada

DESCRIPTION:No. 46396
Mineral:Gypsum variety Selenite
Locality:Gyp Cave, Clark County, Nevada
Description:Cluster of long slender white selenite crystals, the colorless variety of the mineral species gypsum, on rounded cauliflower-like gypsum formations. Most surfaces of the selenite crystals are coated with white microcrystals, probably gypsum. Ex. Dr. Eugene E. Sensel (1911-2000) collection #BL328; acquired in 1941 from Schortmanns
Overall Size:8x6x6 cm
Crystals:micro to 35 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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