DIRK WIERSMA / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DIRK WIERSMA / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Desert rose of gypsum crystals. A desert rose is formed when sand becomes embedded in solidifying crystals of gypsum. The crystals form 'petals' arranged in a rosette shape. These structures usually occur in dry, arid climates. This sample stands 450 millimetres high.
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