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Gypsum var. Selenite Fish-tail Twins from Chihuahua, Mexico

 
Gypsum var. Selenite Fish-tail Twins from Chihuahua, Mexico

Gypsum var. Selenite Fish-tail Twins from Chihuahua, Mexico

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Gypsum var. Selenite Fish-tail Twins from Chihuahua, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 62175
Mineral:Gypsum var. Selenite Fish-tail Twins
Locality:Chihuahua, Mexico
Description:Lustrous transparent colorless selenite crystals, the colorless transparent variety of the mineral species gypsum, that are twinned down the center resulting in repeated V-shaped twin formations that resemble a fish tail.
Overall Size:10x7x2.5 cm
Crystals:10-35 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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