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Gypsum var. Selenite from Fuentes de Ebro, Zaragoza, Aragón, Spain

 
Gypsum var. Selenite from Fuentes de Ebro, Zaragoza, Aragón, Spain

Gypsum var. Selenite from Fuentes de Ebro, Zaragoza, Aragón, Spain

Gypsum var. Selenite from Fuentes de Ebro, Zaragoza, Aragón, Spain

Gypsum var. Selenite from Fuentes de Ebro, Zaragoza, Aragón, Spain

Gypsum var. Selenite from Fuentes de Ebro, Zaragoza, Aragón, Spain

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Gypsum var. Selenite from Fuentes de Ebro, Zaragoza, Aragón, Spain

DESCRIPTION:No. 52541
Mineral:Gypsum var. Selenite
Locality:Fuentes de Ebro, Zaragoza, Aragón, Spain
Description:Convoluted cavity in finely crystallized white alabaster lined with transparent selenite crystals, the transparent variety of the mineral species gypsum. The selenite crystals are colorless and internally flawless with microscopic etched surface texture. Ex. John Geiges collection #272
Overall Size:8x8x7.5 cm
Crystals:1-23 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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