Gypsum Desert Rose Mineral Crystal Rock 1.5-2 Inch w Info Card

Gypsum Desert Rose Mineral Crystal Rock 1.5-2 Inch w Info Card

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Gypsum Desert Rose Mineral Crystal Rock 1.5-2 Inch w Info Card

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Gypsum Desert Rose Mineral Crystal Rock 1.5-2 Inch w Info Card

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Gypsum Desert Rose Mineral Crystal Rock 1.5-2 Inch w Info Card

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  Gypsum Desert Rose Mineral Crystal Rock 1.5-2 Inch
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  Desert Rose is a name given to rosette formations of the minerals gypsum and barite with poikilotopic sand inclusions. The "petals" are crystals flattened on the c crystallographic axis, fanning open along characteristic gypsum cleavage planes.  The rosette, rose like habit occurs when the crystals form in arid sandy conditions, such as the evaporation of a shallow salt basin. 

Picture is representative of the specimen you will receive.  Each rock is unique and will vary in shape, size and appearance.  No two rocks will be exactly alike.

 Also called, sand rose, rose rock, selenite rose, gypsum rose, gypsum rosette, barite rose.
 
Quantity is one rock, 1.5-2 inches  and weighs about 2 ounces.
 
Ages 8 and up

Additional Information

SKU

SBV-R344B

Weight

0.2 lb

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