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TitleCelestite and sulfur from Lampasas County, Texas
DescriptionThe white crystals are celestite (strontium sulfate), on native sulfur (yellow). Celestite and sulfur are most commonly found together in thick beds in sedimentary sequences. Associated minerals may include gypsum, anhydrite, calcite or other carbonates. This sample is 8 cm across.
LocationUSA ▹ Texas ▹ Lampasas. Near Lampasas.
PhotographerDarla Sondrol. 2001-06-05.
CollectionUniversity of North Dakota Mineralogy Collection #844.
Key wordscelestite, sulfur, Texas
Tech details399 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera; 60mm AF Nikon micro lens.
GeoDIL number597