Specimen #347

Name: Selenite Desert Rose

Type: Mineral

Locality: Mongolia

Favorite? N

Fluorescent? N

Size: 24.1 x 16.5 cm

Weight: 3389

Acquired: 2007-01-20

Source: Ebay: MineralMatrix

Label: N

Comment: Rosette shaped gypsum with outer druse of sand or with sand throughout - most often sand colored (in all the colors that sand can exhibit) Desert roses are most often bladed, exhibiting the familiar shape of a rose, and almost always have an exterior druse. Desert roses are almost always unattached to a matrix or base rock; most often found lying around.

Minerals: Selenite

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Selenite Desert Rose, Mongolia - 24.1 x 16.5 cm


Selenite Desert Rose, Mongolia - 24.1 x 16.5 cm


Selenite Desert Rose, Mongolia