Red Celestine from Tunisia
Red Celestine from Tunisia from Hammam Zriba, Zaghaoun, Tunisia.
Collection John Betts - Fine Minerals
Description Translucent blue Celestine crystals with brick-red Hematite inclusions in the terminations. These were sold years ago by Weinrich mislabeled as Barite, but were correctly identified in 1999. The crystals grew in a constricted vein preventing complete crystal development. Most visible crystals show cleavage faces.
Locality Hammam Zriba, Zaghaoun, Tunisia.
Dimensions 6.0 x 4.5 x 2.5 cm.
Specimen Grade B
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