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Celestine with minor Sulfur from Agrigento District (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

 
Celestine with minor Sulfur from Agrigento District (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

Celestine with minor Sulfur from Agrigento District (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

Celestine with minor Sulfur from Agrigento District (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

Celestine with minor Sulfur from Agrigento District (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

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

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Celestine with minor Sulfur from Agrigento District (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

DESCRIPTION:No. 76375
Mineral:Celestine with minor 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. Collected ca. 1970
Overall Size:4.5x4x4 cm
Crystals:2-12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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