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Gypsum Var Selenite

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Gypsum Var Selenite

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Description
Locality: 
Wettelrode, Sangerhausen, Saxony - Anhalt, Germany
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
16.7 × 7.8 × 5.5 cm
Description

A nice, large selenite with transparent and translucent areas, which shows different colors. This specimen is built up by sup-individuals. This specimen comes from the marienglas hall of this mining area. We obtained this specimen directly from the finder.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Gypsum

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

Selenite

Variety Of: 

Gypsum

Formula: 
CaSO4·2H2O
Strunz: 
7.CD.40
Hardness: 
2.0
Hardness: 
0.0
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