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Collection Tier:
Tier 3

Rocks and Minerals ➔ Desert Rose

Identifier:
1991.2.14.10
Description:
Selenite is a transparent form of gypsum composed of calcium sulfate dihydrate. It is sometimes confused with muscovite however selenite does not split into thin sheets as muscovite does. This specimen is desert rose selenite and was donated by Berdeana Jones. 

Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
 
Source:
In Memory of Les Jones
Exhibit/Program
F is for Fossils ()
Maker/Donor
Berdeana Jones
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