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Gypsum

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Description
Locality: 
Mansfeld, Eisleben, Thuringia, Germany
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.5 × 4.5 × 3.8 cm
Description

This undamaged specimen is typical for the historic lcation.

A beautiful hedgehog of pale bronw, translucent gypsum crystals with good terminations.

Specimens from Mansfeld are very hard to get on the market. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Gypsum

Formula: 
CaSO4·2H2O
Strunz: 
7.CD.40
Hardness: 
2.0
Streak: 
White.
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