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Gypsum (twinned crystals) from Salinas de Otuma, Pisco Province, Ica Department, Peru

 
Gypsum (twinned crystals) from Salinas de Otuma, Pisco Province, Ica Department, Peru

Gypsum (twinned crystals) from Salinas de Otuma, Pisco Province, Ica Department, Peru

Gypsum (twinned crystals) from Salinas de Otuma, Pisco Province, Ica Department, Peru

Gypsum (twinned crystals) from Salinas de Otuma, Pisco Province, Ica Department, Peru

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Gypsum (twinned crystals) from Salinas de Otuma, Pisco Province, Ica Department, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 65179
Mineral:Gypsum (twinned crystals)
Locality:Salinas de Otuma, Pisco Province, Ica Department, Peru
Description:Cluster of lustrous transparent yellow-orange gypsum crystals that fluoresce white under SW UV illumination and phosphoresce when illumination is extinguished. Two larger gypsum crystals stand proud of the rest and are contact-twinned on {100}. Ex. D. Miller collection #M1983
Overall Size:7.5x6.5x4 cm
Crystals:3-26 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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