Sulphur crystals on Celestine

Poland, Tarnobrzeg, Machow mine

Sulphur crystals on Celestine
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Article codeI.B.0310.006
A spray of transparent celestine crystals, up to 7 mm long, partly overgrown with sparkly yellow crystals on a amorphous sulphur matrix; a particularly aesthetic example of a classic from Poland, Tarnobrzeg, Machow mine.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 80x50x30 mm.
Size of individual sulphur crystals: 5-7 mm.
Weighs approximately 0,160 kilogramme

Sulphur was deposited mostly as powder but also as coarsely crystalline masses and as free-growing crystals. The deposits was discovered by the geologist Pavlovski in 1954. The first sulphur from this open pit mine came out at 1969. Sulphur was deposited mostly as powder but also as coarsely crystalline masses and as free-growing crystals in beautiful combination with the minerals barite, calcite, and/or celestine.