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Gypsum var. Lapis Specularis from West of Cuenca, Castile-La Mancha, Spain

 
Gypsum var. Lapis Specularis from West of Cuenca, Castile-La Mancha, Spain

Gypsum var. Lapis Specularis from West of Cuenca, Castile-La Mancha, Spain

DESCRIPTION:No. 52654
Mineral:Gypsum var. Lapis Specularis
Locality:West of Cuenca, Castile-La Mancha, Spain
Description:Large transparent colorless gypsum crystal with slightly curved termination from the deposit mined by the Romans for the variety of gypsum known as Lapis Specularis, which was used by the Romans for windows and skylights. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection
Overall Size:17x8x1.5 cm
Crystals:17 cm
Status: For reference only
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