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variety of Gypsum
Hydrous calcium sulfate
CaSO4 · 2H2O

Selenite in the East Region

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Selenite in the Front Range Region

Selenite in the Northwest Region

Selenite in the South Central Region

Selenite in the Southwest Region


Double-terminated selenite crystal partially embedded with three rhodochrosite rhombohedrons. The rhodochrosite crystals measure 3 cm, 2.5 cm, and 1.5 cm, respectively. This specimen is from the American Tunnel Mine near Silverton. Measures 12 x 7.5 cm.
Photo courtesy of The Mineral Gallery.

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