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Gypsum from Paint Mines shale formation, south of Calhan, El Paso County, Colorado

 
Gypsum from Paint Mines shale formation, south of Calhan, El Paso County, Colorado

Gypsum from Paint Mines shale formation, south of Calhan, El Paso County, Colorado

Gypsum from Paint Mines shale formation, south of Calhan, El Paso County, Colorado

Gypsum from Paint Mines shale formation, south of Calhan, El Paso County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 78202
Mineral:Gypsum
Locality:Paint Mines shale formation, south of Calhan, El Paso County, Colorado
Description:Stellate cluster of translucent gray gypsum crystals with no matrix attached. The gypsum crystals have a white paint spot for catalog number on the rear. From the Paint Mines colored shale locality (not a real mine) that is now a park. Ex. Ruth Swarz collection #165; collected ca. 1960
Overall Size:6x4x2 cm
Crystals:2-30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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