By Anne Marie Helmenstine, Ph.D.
This is a NASA close-up of some of the sand. The crystals I saw were more uniform and round than this, but the clarity and color is accurate. I am told sometimes there are crystals large enough they could be faceted as gems.
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Anne Marie Helmenstine, Ph.D.
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