Gypsum variety Ram's Horn - ROM2008_9839_6


Gypsum variety Ram's Horn

Geography: Vieja Mine; Santa Eulalia; Chihuahua; Mexico
Object number: M47395
Credit Line: Funded by Louise Hawley Stone Charitable Trust
On view
DescriptionGypsum is the mineral that we use to manufacture gypsum wall board for the building trade. This lovely specimen from Chihuahua, Mexico, is known as a Ram’s Horn gypsum, in allusion to its horn like shape.
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