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Mineral Specimen No. 72915:
Gypsum var. Selenite on Aragonite over Sulfur from Agrigento (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy.

This mineral specimen of Gypsum var. Selenite on Aragonite over Sulfur from Agrigento (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Detailed information on mineral specimen No. 72915:

Minerals Species: Gypsum var. Selenite on Aragonite over Sulfur.
Location of mineral deposit: Agrigento (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy.
Description: Lustrous transparent selenite crystals, the colorless transparent variety of the mineral species gypsum, to 60 mm on translucent beige-colored aragonite microcrystals over yellow sulfur. The aragonite fluoresces white under SW UV illumination. All crystals appear in good condition, except one crystal that is incomplete. Ex. Robert C. Linck (1905-1970); acquired from Schortmann's Hotel Lexington Sale, NYC. March 17-18, 1950.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 8.5x8x4 cm.
Size of individual crystals: micro to 60 mm
Price: $550 net (plus shipping).

Mineral Specimens: Gypsum var. Selenite on Aragonite over Sulfur from Agrigento (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

Mineral Specimens: Gypsum var. Selenite on Aragonite over Sulfur from Agrigento (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

Mineral Specimens: Gypsum var. Selenite on Aragonite over Sulfur from Agrigento (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

Mineral Specimens: Gypsum var. Selenite on Aragonite over Sulfur from Agrigento (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

Mineral Specimens: Gypsum var. Selenite on Aragonite over Sulfur from Agrigento (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

Photographs Above: daylight illumination. Photographs Below: UV illumination with SuperBright SW lamp. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Mineral Specimens: Gypsum var. Selenite on Aragonite over Sulfur from Agrigento (Girgenti), Sicily, Italy

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