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Gypsum var. Selenite from Willow Creek, Nanton, Alberta, Canada

 
Gypsum var. Selenite from Willow Creek, Nanton, Alberta, Canada

Gypsum var. Selenite from Willow Creek, Nanton, Alberta, Canada

Gypsum var. Selenite from Willow Creek, Nanton, Alberta, Canada

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Gypsum var. Selenite from Willow Creek, Nanton, Alberta, Canada

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Gypsum var. Selenite from Willow Creek, Nanton, Alberta, Canada

DESCRIPTION:No. 77931
Mineral:Gypsum var. Selenite
Locality:Willow Creek, Nanton, Alberta, Canada
Description:Lustrous doubly-terminated transparent colorless selenite crystal, the colorless variety of gypsum, with clay in surface crevices. Under UV illumination hourglass-shaped zones fluoresce white and phosphoresces when illumination is extinguished. Collected ca. 1992
Overall Size:45x18x18 mm
Crystals:45 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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