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Gypsum var. Selenite on Aragonite over Sulfur from Agrigento (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

 
Gypsum var. Selenite on Aragonite over Sulfur from Agrigento (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

Gypsum var. Selenite on Aragonite over Sulfur from Agrigento (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

Gypsum var. Selenite on Aragonite over Sulfur from Agrigento (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

Gypsum var. Selenite on Aragonite over Sulfur from Agrigento (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

Gypsum var. Selenite on Aragonite over Sulfur from Agrigento (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Gypsum var. Selenite on Aragonite over Sulfur from Agrigento (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

DESCRIPTION:No. 72915
Mineral:Gypsum var. Selenite on Aragonite over Sulfur
Locality:Agrigento (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy
Description:Lustrous transparent selenite crystals, the colorless transparent variety of the mineral species gypsum, to 60 mm on translucent beige-colored aragonite microcrystals over yellow sulfur. The aragonite fluoresces white under SW UV illumination. Ex. Robert C. Linck (1905-1970); acquired from Schortmann's Hotel Lexington Sale, NYC. March 17-18, 1950
Overall Size:8.5x8x4 cm
Crystals:micro to 60 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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