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Gypsum var. Desert Rose from Death Valley Playa, Inyo County, California

 
Gypsum var. Desert Rose from Death Valley Playa, Inyo County, California

Gypsum var. Desert Rose from Death Valley Playa, Inyo County, California

Gypsum var. Desert Rose from Death Valley Playa, Inyo County, California

Gypsum var. Desert Rose from Death Valley Playa, Inyo County, California

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Gypsum var. Desert Rose from Death Valley Playa, Inyo County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 65416
Mineral:Gypsum var. Desert Rose
Locality:Death Valley Playa, Inyo County, California
Description:Dense cluster of translucent brown gypsum crystals commonly labeled by collectors as Desert Roses. The gypsum crystals are flattened bladed form and fluoresce under SW UV illumination. Ex. D. Miller collection #M197, collected in 1969
Overall Size:7x6x4.5 cm
Crystals:5-14 mm
Status: For reference only
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