General information about the Site

This lapidary and jewelry design community forum is dedicated to the novice, more experienced, and expert lapidaries and jewelry designers.

Forum cabochon in the Spotlight

Bob ( bobby1 ) shared this unknown druzy

Forum Jewelry Design in the Spotlight

John shared this beautiful pair of amethyst cufflinks

Forum Jewelry Design in the Spotlight

Mick B shared this stunning opal shell carving

Intarsias / Composites / Bead Making in the Spotlight

Kent shared this really nice Imperial Jasper pendant

Lapidary Related and Forum Member Shop Links

Brian Ababurko Silversmithing Classes / Rock Rollers Club

Dons Lapidary Arts

Idaho Rock Shop

Rare Rocks and Gems

Coyote Rainbow

Lightninghorse

Rocky Treasures

Talking Rocks

Fine Gem Designs

Idaho Rockman

Fine Woodwork and Lapidary

Darkstar Jewelry

DLC Gems

Teton Art Gallery

Art Cut Gems

Woman With A Torch

Lapidary Buy and Sell (Facebook Group)

Lapidary (Facebook Group)

Lapidary Equipment Marketplace (Facebook Group)


Lapidary / Gemstone Community Forum
March 26, 2019, 01:57:06 am
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
News:
 
  Home Help Search Login Register  

Need some help with indentification

Pages: [1]   Go Down
  Print  
Author Topic: Need some help with indentification  (Read 296 times)
Bruce
Jr. Member
**
Offline Offline

Posts: 54


« on: September 16, 2015, 04:08:11 pm »

Does anyone have any idea what this may be?

It was labeled as "Celestite, possibly from San Rapheal, Utah", but I think that it was mislabeled and is something else.  The center does have some grayish-blue in it, so if it is Celestite, it is surrounded by something else.



* 20150910_114931.jpg (1789.29 KB, 3264x1836 - viewed 20 times.)

* 20150910_114954.jpg (2148.14 KB, 3264x1836 - viewed 16 times.)
Report Spam   Logged

jakesrocks
Hero Member
*****
Offline Offline

Gender: Male
Posts: 2107


New Toy.


« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2015, 04:55:29 pm »

Looks like Celestite to me. A color change while the crystals are growing could be due to a trace mineral in the soup the crystals grew from
Report Spam   Logged

A day spent without learning something new, is a day wasted.

Don

Bruce
Jr. Member
**
Offline Offline

Posts: 54


« Reply #2 on: September 17, 2015, 03:11:55 pm »

Thank you!  I did more searching online, and did find some orange celestite that looks real close to this.  Thanks for the help.
Report Spam   Logged


Pages: [1]   Go Up
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Bookmark this site! | Upgrade This Forum
SMF For Free - Create your own Forum | Buy traffic for your forum/website

Powered by SMF | SMF © 2016, Simple Machines
Privacy Policy