Selenite is a common, rock-forming mineral, with thick, extensive beds formed by the evaporation of extremely saline waters. Gypsum, baryte rose, se;enite rose and other collectible rocks are part of the selenite family.
Selenite is deposited from lakes, seawater, hot springs, volcanic vapors, and sulfate solutions in geological veins. Selenite has been found in a large number of locations and its color may be pure white, transparent, orange, peach, grey-blue, green, brown and bright golden yellow.
Selenite crystals are easy to buy, and it is possible to obtain these lovely stones in a variety of different formations quite easily. These crystals are often very beautiful so it is common for people to be drawn to one of these stones and have no idea why. These stones are on the zodiac birthstone list as they have been designated as a Taurus birthstone.