Origin North America » Canada » Ontario » Amherstburg Quarry
Size category Large Cabinet (10-20 cm)
Size 11,9 x 10,7 x 10,6 cm
Weight 1013 g
The biggest crystal 8,4 x 4,7 x 0,8 cm


Celestine forms mostly columnar and tabular crystals, stalked aggregates and concretions. It is colorless, white and light blue, it can be transparent or translucent. The name comes from the Latin coelestis (celestial), characterizing its celestial blue color. It is abundant in marine clayey sediments, where it accompanies halite, gypsum, anhydrite and pure sulfur. Celestine is used as a source of strontium and also in fireworks - it causes a crimson red flame.

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