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Gypsum var. Desert Rose from (Inyo County), California

Gypsum var. Desert Rose from (Inyo County), California

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Gypsum var. Desert Rose from (Inyo County), California

Mineral:Gypsum var. Desert Rose
Locality:(Inyo County), California
Description:Spherical formation of bladed gypsum crystals with red-brown color due to limonite. The gypsum is translucent at the edges and fluoresces greenish-white under UV illumination. Ex. Joseph D'Agostino (1904-1988) collection 34S
Overall Size:9x7x5.5 cm
Crystals:1-4 cm
Archived: For reference only
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