Selenite `Daisy bed Gypsum`

Eden Valley,  Cumbria, England

1989

The Eden Valley gypsum (selenite) mines produced this interesting form of gypsum with stellate groups of crystals formed around seeding points creating attractive flower like  patterns - 'Daisy Bed' gypsum. 
This nodular specimen has an unusually large 45mm diameter 'flower' . The mines around Long Marton in the Eden valley that produced this type of selenite are long closed and specimens with this unusual form are quite rare now.

Formula: CaSO4.2H2O

Status: Sold

Dimensions: 85x60x40mm

Size: Small Cabinet (S)

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