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Native Sulphur & On Calcite With Bitumen

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Native Sulphur & On Calcite With Bitumen

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Description
Locality: 
Ciavolotta Mine, Agrigento, Agrigento Province, Sicily, Italy
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.5 × 4.6 × 3.8 cm
Largest Crystal: 
2.80cm
Weight: 
80.00gr
Description

Very nice greenish yellow, very transparent sulphur crystals on brownish bitumen-stained calcite crystals. Minor edge wear. Healed crystals. The big one is a twin.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Sulphur

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

Calcite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White
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