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Selenite from
Naica, Mun. de Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

Mineral Species
Species:Gypsum var: Selenite
Formula:CaSO4 · 2H2O
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Validity:Believed Valid
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Calcite3 photos of Selenite associated with Calcite at this locality.
Manganoan Calcite1 photo of Selenite associated with Manganoan Calcite at this locality.
Gypsum1 photo of Selenite associated with Gypsum at this locality.
Mineral Data:Click here to view Selenite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Naica, Mun. de Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico
Localities for Selenite in this Region
Gibraltar Mine, Naica, Mun. de Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico
Lepanto Mine, Naica, Mun. de Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico
Naica Mine, Naica, Mun. de Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico
Nearest other occurrences of Selenite
87.8km (54.6 miles) A Santa Eulalia District, Mun. de Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico
187.0km (116.2 miles) B Veta Rica Mine, Sierra Mojada, Mun. de Sierra Mojada, Coahuila, Mexico
281.2km (174.7 miles) C Platosa Mine, Bermejillo, Mun. de Mapimí, Durango, Mexico
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