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Satin Spar (Selenite) Rough - 100lbs
Satin Spar (Selenite) Rough - 100lbs

Satin Spar (Selenite) Rough - 100lbs

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Locality: Morocco
Glows really well with very little light!

Satin spar, also known as satin spar gypsum, is a variety of gypsum with a fibrous structure that gives it a satin-like sheen.

  1. Color: Satin spar typically appears white or translucent with a pearly luster. It can also occur in shades of gray or cream.

  2. Hardness: On the Mohs scale of mineral hardness, satin spar has a hardness of 2, which means it is quite soft and can be easily scratched with a fingernail.

  3. Clarity: Satin spar is often translucent to opaque, with varying degrees of clarity depending on the specimen.

  4. Luster: It exhibits a silky to pearly luster, which is where its name "satin spar" originates.

  5. Density: The density of satin spar ranges around 2.3 to 2.4 g/cm³.

  6. Metaphysical Properties: Satin spar is associated with spiritual growth and insight, facilitating meditation and spiritual practices. It's thought to promote a sense of tranquility and calmness, aiding in relaxation and stress relief. Some believe it enhances communication skills and fosters better interpersonal relationships.

Photos have not been edited or altered, just taken in different daylight conditions to show the variation in color. Pieces are held in hand to help with scale and does not necessarily represent 1 pound. Specific pieces photographed may no longer be available.