This is a formed Gypsum Selenite Rose. It is also known as Desert Rose, Desert Rose Selenite, or Rose Rock. This is the aftermath of wind, and sand blowing across selenite. It creates these amazing clusters or Rosette crystals.
It is a 1.5-2 on the Mohs Hardness Scale. With that rating it is an extremely fragile and soft stone. Desert RoseSelenite are excellent tools for grounding and harnessing earth energy. It can clear blockages in the upper chakras allowing it to heighten your intuitive visionary abilities.
Ancient lore states that there is a different spirit guardian living inside each Barite and Desert Rose. They are meant to guard you, protect you, and build your self-esteem and self-worth. The spirit guardians also work to neutralize negativity and hostility in situations and within yourself.
Beautiful stone for any mineral collection, energy healing, etc. Please note that the size, shape, and coloration of stones may vary from picture. Most average about 1.5-3".
Every rock and mineral are known to have multiple properties, attributes, and uses. There is a plethora of information available both online and in books.