2.5" Sulfur Crystal Cluster on Matrix - Nevada

 
This specimen contains an aggregation of lemon yellow sulfur crystals on a rock matrix, from Washoe County, Nevada.

The chemical composition of this vibrant mineral is S8, meaning 8 sulfur atoms bonded together to form a sulfur molecule. The crystal structure is typically tabular or as blocky dipyramids that form in sedimentary rock.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Sulfur
LOCATION
Steamboat Springs (area), Washoe County, Nevada
SIZE
2.5" wide
CATEGORY
ITEM
#129736