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Native Sulphur & Celestine

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RBR85946

Native Sulphur & Celestine

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Description
Locality: 
Cianciana Mines, Cianciana, Agrigento Province, Sicily, Italy
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.5 × 2.5 × 2.5 cm
Description

This little floater consists mainly of celestine (crystallized) with a single sulphur-crystal on top.

The only thing it a small ding on the sulphur, no other damages.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Sulphur

Formula: 
S8
Strunz: 
1.CC.05
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.5

Celestine

Formula: 
SrSO4
Strunz: 
7.AD.35
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Bell's Mill, Bellwood, Blair Co., Pennsylvania, USA...
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