Dragon Minerals - Update December 9, 2018

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28225: Gypsum
Fuyun County, Aletai Prefecture, Yili Hasake Autonomous Prefecture, Xinjiang Autonomous Region, China
Cabinet - 11.9 x 8.4 x 7.1 cm (4.7 x 3.3 x 2.8 inches)
Specimen status: Sold

A cluster of wide gypsum blades, with brown color and somewhat rough/pebbly surface due to sand inclusions. No point of attachment is seen so (like most other gypsum specimens with sandy origins) this is a floater. A few minor edge cleaves are noted (gypsum is soft and cleaves easily) but otherwise no damage is noted. Many display angles possible. Unusual locality for gypsum.








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