• Celestine variety Sand Celestine
  • Celestine variety Sand Celestine
  • Celestine variety Sand Celestine
Sulphates, Nitrates and Borates

Celestine variety Sand Celestine

$900.00   €829  £690.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC28673
The locality at Mount Ungoza in Mangystau Province, Kazakhstan, is famous for just one mineral, the strontium sulphate Celestine.  As this large miniature/small cabinet specimen aptly demonstrates, the Celestine forms perfect crystals in intergrown groups, usually double terminated and sharply crystallised.  The prisms are included with very fine-grained limey sand which imparts a cream to light grey opaqueness giving them their Mt. Ungoza trademark look.  The longest crystal in this group measures 6.2 cm.  A superb example of sand included Celestine from Mt. Ungoza.

Details

Dimensions
6.5 × 4.5 × 5.2 cm
Categories
Sulphates, Nitrates and Borates
Locality
Mt. Ungoza, Mangyshlak Peninsula, Mangystau Province, Kazakhstan

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Celestine, variety Sand Celestine

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