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Selenite Soap

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Selenite is a fibrous and clear variety of gypsum. It is one of the relatively widespread minerals formed during the drying of seawater in shallow bays and lagoons. The most famous site of selenite is located in Morocco, in the mibladen region. This deposit is known worldwide especially for the occurrence of amazing samples of blood-red vanadinites. Selenite mining takes place mostly from surface mining. Our selenite also comes from Morocco.

Uniqueness of the stone: Selenite attracts at first sight for its silky luster. The color of selenite is white to pinkish. Due to its easy workability, it is widely used for the production of various decorative items.

Special conditions/ treatment: It is a mineral from the group of sulfites soluble in acids and saline solutions.

About the product: Selenite was smoothed out into a round or oval shape (shapes may differ) resembling a soap. The diameter of a small "soap" is approximately 3 - 4 cm, the big one about 6 - 7 cm. Every piece is slightly different, given sizes are only approximate. The product is sold individually; the price is per1 piece. Each piece is packed in plastic bag.