17.2lb Desert Rose Stone Large. Fossils Minerals Crystal Quartz Specimen Display
17.2lb Desert Rose Stone Very Large. Description: Desert Rose is the colloquial name. Given to rosette formations of crystal clusters of Gypsum or Baryte which contain abundant included sand grains. The petals are crystals flattened on the crystallographic axis, fanning open in radiating flattened crystal clusters.
The rosette crystal habit tends to occur when the crystals form in an arid sandy conditions, such as the evaporation of a shallow salt basin. Gypsum roses usually have better defined, sharper edges the Baryte roses. Celestine and other bladed evaporite minerals may also form rosette clusters. The Desert rose may also be know by the names: Sand Rose, Rose Rock, Selenite Rose, Gypsum Rose and Baryte (Barite) Rose. The item "17.2lb Desert Rose Stone Large.Fossils Minerals Crystal Quartz Specimen Display" is in sale since Thursday, December 27, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Rocks, Fossils & Minerals\Crystals & Mineral Specimens\Crystals". The seller is "therestoutan0" and is located in Edmonton, Alberta. This item can be shipped worldwide.