Lot: 2 1/2-3" Selenite Spheres - 50 Pieces

These are polished spheres made from selenite. Selenite crystals are white in color and show obvious crystalline structure. Selenite is one of four varieties of the mineral gypsum. Interestingly, gypsum occurs on every continent in the world, and is the most common of all the sulfate minerals.

The photos are a representation of what the spheres look like. These polished spheres are great for educational use or gifts for kids. At this wholesale price, these spheres come out to $3.50 each. These can typically retail for 3 to 4 times this wholesale cost.

Selenite is a variety of gypsum, a soft sulfate mineral that is composed of calcium sulfate dihydrate (CaSO4 · H2O). When chemically pure, gypsum is transparent and colorless, however, impurities give the gypsum a diverse range of colors and formations. Desert rose, selenite and satin spar are just a few of the varieties of gypsum known to have formed though hydrothermal processes.
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SPECIES
Selenite
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SIZE
2 1/2-3" wide
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#94030