Celestite - Unusual Crystal Form (Celestine)

 

Origin: Madagascar, Mahajanga Province, Mitsinjo District, Sakoany

 

A very unusual and spectacular Celestite specimen with clear and light-blue, long and narrow crystals.

 

Coloured by blue Strontium Sulphate associated with Gypsum and Halite. Its name is derived from the Latin word Caelestis meaning ‘heavenly’, referring to its celestial skye-blue colour.

 

Selected specimens varying from geodes to crystal clusters. The photos were taken in bright sunlight to bring out their best colours.

Unusual Celestite Crystal Form (Celestine) - Madagascar

SKU: CRSP720
$55.00Price
  • Unusual Celestite Crystal Form (Celestine)

    Origin: Madagascar, Mahajanga Province, Mitsinjo District, Sakoany

    Size: 80 mm x 80 mm, 320 grams

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