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Desert rose is the colloquial name given to rose-like formations of crystal clusters of gypsum or baryte which include abundant sand grains. The 'petals' are crystals flattened on the c crystallographic axis, fanning open in radiating flattened crystal clusters.



9 × 9.6 × 7.2 cm
Cabinet Specimen 


Namib Dessert, Namibia

Sand Rose

SKU: COR0385
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