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Gypsum pseudomorphs after Glauberite from Camp Verde Mine, Yavapai County, Arizona

 
Gypsum pseudomorphs after Glauberite from Camp Verde Mine, Yavapai County, Arizona

Gypsum pseudomorphs after Glauberite from Camp Verde Mine, Yavapai County, Arizona

Gypsum pseudomorphs after Glauberite from Camp Verde Mine, Yavapai County, Arizona

Gypsum pseudomorphs after Glauberite from Camp Verde Mine, Yavapai County, Arizona

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Gypsum pseudomorphs after Glauberite from Camp Verde Mine, Yavapai County, Arizona

DESCRIPTION:No. 78148
Mineral:Gypsum pseudomorphs after Glauberite
Locality:Camp Verde Mine, Yavapai County, Arizona
Description:Cluster of translucent gray gypsum pseudomorphs after glauberite crystals to 20 mm. Glauberite crystals formed first, then altered molecule by molecule to gypsum, maintaining the original shape of the glauberite crystals. (pseudomorph = false form) Collected ca. 1995
Overall Size:4x3.5x2 cm
Crystals:10-20 mm pseudos
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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