Algerian desert rose
Fabulously detailed ‘desert roses’.
These clusters of gypsum crystal formed in the Sahara. Ambient sand was incorporated into the crystal structures that form in arid and sandy conditions. The region is rich in iron oxides and so the desert roses take on a characteristic rusty tone.
Minimum size: Height: 11cm Width: 8cm Depth: 5cm.
Measurements are approximate and the minimum size you should expect your item to be.
A small display stand is included with this item.
About Our Fossils
The photos are for guidance purposes only and not of the exact fossil you will recieve, unless otherwise stated under the photo of the item.
As all of our fossils are unique, there will be some variation in the size and colour and shape of each piece, but we do our best to pick out the highest quality items that we have available. If you want to contact us before purchase, stating the item which interests you, we will happily email you a photograph and the dimensions of the actual item you will be buying.
Please note that pictures may not be to scale; always check dimensions. Measurements stated are approximate, they are the minimum size that you should expect your fossil to be.For more information see our buying guide