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Gypsum var. Desert Rose from Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico

Gypsum var. Desert Rose from Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico

Mineral:Gypsum var. Desert Rose
Locality:Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico
Description:Spherical formation of translucent brown bladed gypsum crystals. These are commonly labeled as Desert Rose formations. The gypsum is fully crystallized on all surfaces with no point of attachment. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection
Overall Size:28x25x21 mm
Crystals:5-8 mm
Archived: For reference only






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