Celestite  Photos
Cochise College               
Photos of Minerals
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Roger Weller, geology instructor

wellerr@cochise.edu     copyright 2010-R.Weller 

celestite from Madagascar-2
Celestite is strontium sulfate.  One of the uses of strontium compounds is to provide
the red color in flares and fireworks.


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Photo is copyright free only for non-commercial educational uses.
Just credit photo to R.Weller/Cochise College.

Specimen courtesy of Rio Grande Rock and Gems
Alan Perryman and Richard Overly
1214 NE Frontage Rd., Socorro, NM 87801
(505) 838-4321