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Gypsum var. Selenite from Pernatty Lagoon, Mount Gunson, South Australia, Australia

 
Gypsum var. Selenite from Pernatty Lagoon, Mount Gunson, South Australia, Australia

Gypsum var. Selenite from Pernatty Lagoon, Mount Gunson, South Australia, Australia

DESCRIPTION:No. 46872
Mineral:Gypsum var. Selenite
Locality:Pernatty Lagoon, Mount Gunson, South Australia, Australia
Description:Densely crystallized pale-green transparent gypsum, variety selenite, that formed in a evaporite layer in the lagoon, resulting in a flat bottom to the formation. The green color is caused by copper oxide impurities that are common in the area.
Overall Size:11x8x4.5 cm
Crystals:5-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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