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Gypsum var. Desert Rose from Ahumada Playa, Chihuahua, Mexico

 
Gypsum var. Desert Rose from Ahumada Playa, Chihuahua, Mexico

Gypsum var. Desert Rose from Ahumada Playa, Chihuahua, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 37153
Mineral:Gypsum var. Desert Rose
Locality:Ahumada Playa, Chihuahua, Mexico
Description:Classic specimen of Desert Rose: bladed gypsum crystals in spherical interconnected aggregates. The gypsum crystals have a brown color due to sand inclusions. The outer edges are white where the gypsum dehydrated (flamed by the local miners).
Overall Size:10x8x5 cm
Crystals:5-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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