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Gypsum var. selenite

#RW51215

Gypsum var. selenite

#RW51215
Availability
Sold
Size
7 x 5.5 x 5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
CaSO4·2H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
Morenci mine, Greenlee Co., Arizona, United States

Colorless monoclinic crystals with striated prism face. These are typical Gypsum crystals with sharp, steep termination. One of the larger crystals show a typical bent face. It is an excellent specimen for the locality.

Gypsum

Formula
CaSO4·2H2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Tabular, Crystalline - Coarse, Massive - Fibrous 
Cleavage
Perfect, Distinct, Distinct 
Luster
Pearly 
Color
white, colorless, yellowish white, greenish white, brown 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Fibrous 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Robert J. Waidler Collection
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