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Gypsum var. Selenite with Smithsonite and Hydrozincite from Mina la Platosa, Bermejillo, Durango, Mexico

 
Gypsum var. Selenite with Smithsonite and Hydrozincite from Mina la Platosa, Bermejillo, Durango, Mexico

Gypsum var. Selenite with Smithsonite and Hydrozincite from Mina la Platosa, Bermejillo, Durango, Mexico

Gypsum var. Selenite with Smithsonite and Hydrozincite from Mina la Platosa, Bermejillo, Durango, Mexico

Gypsum var. Selenite with Smithsonite and Hydrozincite from Mina la Platosa, Bermejillo, Durango, Mexico

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Gypsum var. Selenite with Smithsonite and Hydrozincite from Mina la Platosa, Bermejillo, Durango, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 52169
Mineral:Gypsum var. Selenite with Smithsonite and Hydrozincite
Locality:Mina la Platosa, Bermejillo, Durango, Mexico
Description:Large fishtail-twinned selenite crystals, the transparent colorless variety of gypsum, with surfaces partially coated with translucent gray smithsonite crystals to 2 mm and white hydrozincite microcrystals that fluoresce white under UV illumination.
Overall Size:19x7.5x6 cm
Crystals:1-180 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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