Quarry, Rockwood, Michigan, United States.
10.2x 4.5 cm
monster blade of celestite from Michigan. This piece was
collected in 1977.
does not have the gemminess of other pieces from the region, but it is
certainly one of the largest single crystals of the species that I
have seen for sale, and certainly the largest I have seen from
Michigan. There are of course larger crystals in existence, though
those tend to be cave formations... not the sort of things that get
offered for sale.
is a significant chip on the back of the specimen near the top, but as
you can see it displays fine from the front.
is a suburb on the south side of Detroit.