2.6" Sulfur Crystals on Matrix - Steamboat Springs, 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
2.6 x 2.1 x 1.4"
CATEGORY
ITEM
#174204