Sulfur Crystal in Calcite

Sulfur Crystal in Calcite

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Description
The Texas Gulf Sulphur Company sent this sulfur crystal to the Smithsonian in 1961, for an exhibit of sulfur mining planned for the new National Museum of History and Technology. It represents the sulfur bearing limestone from the Boling Dome at Newgulf, Texas.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Sulfur, Crystal in Calcite
Associated Place
United States: New Jersey
Measurements
overall: 6.6 cm x 6 cm x 8 cm; 2 5/8 in x 2 3/8 in x 3 1/8 in
overall: 3 in x 2 5/8 in x 2 1/2 in; 7.62 cm x 6.6675 cm x 6.35 cm
ID Number
CH.319202
catalog number
319202
accession number
235164
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. A. F. Zemanek
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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