Desert Rose

Desert Roses, also known as Sand Roses, are formed from either Gypsum or Baryte mixed with sand inclusions that get lodged in during the evaporation process that forms the crystal. Each Desert Rose is said to contain its very own unique Spirit Guardian, and they have traditionally been used as protection talismans.

Alternative Names Sand Rose, Gypsum Rose, Baryte Rose, Barite Rose
Colour Brown, White
Hardness 2
Crystal system Monoclinic
Streak White
Lustre Vitreous
Main Locations Morocco, USA
Chakra Crown
Zodiac Scorpio, Capricorn, Taurus
Numerology 11
Planetary Earth
Element Earth, Water, Air