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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

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

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. 75276
Mineral:Celestine on Sulfur
Locality:Agrigento District (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy
Description:Lustrous well-defined prismatic translucent-to-transparent colorless celestine (celestite) crystals over yellow sulfur on gray matrix. The celestine crystals fluoresce white under UV illumination and phosphoresce when illumination is extinguished. Ex. Wards Earth Science Establishment; collected ca. 1950
Overall Size:7x5.5x3 cm
Crystals:0.5-15.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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