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Gypsum var. Desert Rose from (near Paducah), (Cottle County), Texas

 
Gypsum var. Desert Rose from (near Paducah), (Cottle County), Texas

Gypsum var. Desert Rose from (near Paducah), (Cottle County), Texas

Gypsum var. Desert Rose from (near Paducah), (Cottle County), Texas

DESCRIPTION:No. 50279
Mineral:Gypsum var. Desert Rose
Locality:(near Paducah), (Cottle County), Texas
Description:Translucent bladed gypsum crystals in interconnected spherical rosettes (Desert Roses) to 15 mm diameter. The gypsum crystals have brown sand inclusions in the centers with colorless outer edges. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #790; originally acquired from Tankersley's, Miles, Texas
Overall Size:7.5x5x3 cm
Crystals:5-9 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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