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Gypsum : CaSO4·2H2O
minID: 829-A6L

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Dimensions: 5.2 cm x 5 cm x 3.6 cm

Choice loose matrix-less cluster of brown translucent gypsum crystals to 5.0 cm in length. Complete all around and damage-free; measures 5.2 x 5.0 x 3.6 cm in size. Some of the crystals show the classic "hour-glass" patterns that these are famous for. Known locally as "sand selenite". Ex Lloyd Tate collection.

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Photo added: 21st Mar 2010

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