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Celestine on Sulfur from Agrigento District (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

 
Celestine on Sulfur from Agrigento District (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

Celestine on Sulfur from Agrigento District (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Celestine on Sulfur from Agrigento District (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

DESCRIPTION:No. 55043
Mineral:Celestine on Sulfur
Locality:Agrigento District (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy
Description:Large specimen of lustrous prismatic translucent white celestine (celestite) crystals completely covering translucent massive yellow sulfur. The celestine crystals fluoresce white under UV illumination and phosphoresce when illumination is extinguished. Ex. Wards
Overall Size:14x7x5 cm
Crystals:1-14 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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