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Gypsum

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Description
Locality: 
Fuentes de Ebro, Zaragoza, Aragón, Spain
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.2 × 2.7 × 3.6 cm
Description

Beautiful gypsum specimen from Armin Wendland collection.

The crystals of this specimen have very well defined faces and edges and a magnificent transparency and luster. On gypsum (alabaster) matrix.

Under short and long wave ultraviolet light sources these specimens show intense fluorescence and long live phosphorescence.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Gypsum

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