Gypsum var. Selenite so called - Fish-tail Twin

Locality: Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico

Gypsum var. Selenite so called - Fish-tail Twin
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Article codeVI.C.2220.010

Several layers twinned selenite crystals with a matte surface texture giving a frosted appearance. It has only 1 small attachment point at the backside.
Measures approximately 100x70x35 mm and weighs approximately 0,275 kilogramme.
Selenite is a mineral that comes in many forms. It crystallizes in a form resembling a fishtail or for example a curving horn.
Fishtail Selenite (also called Gypsum) is called so for the simple fact that visually it resembles the V of a fishes tail.