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Desert Rose (REF:DR1)

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Desert Rose (REF:DR1)Desert Rose

Measurements Approx.
Height - 5 cm
Width - 4.8 cm
Length - 8.7 cm



Desert Rose is the name given to rose-like formations of crystal clusters of gypsum or baryte which include abundant sand grains.


  

Formed as the name suggests, in arid sandy conditions The crystals form a circular array of flat plates, giving the rock a shape similar to a rose blossom. 


Gypsum roses usually have better defined, sharper edges than baryte roses. Celestine and other bladed evaporite minerals may also form rosette clusters.


  


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