The word Alabaster comes from the Latin alabastrum. This is a variety of calcium sulfate, aljez or gypsum stone (hydrated calcium sulfate) that occurs in a compact form. Unlike this type of plaster, selenite is a fibrous variety.
Regarding its use, it is used to make tiles and its purest variety is used to make ornaments.
The mineral includes a label with the name, origin and is attached to a 4 cm square cardboard box.
*The price is per unit (a single cardboard box of the four shown in the image)
Since the minerals are natural, you will receive a piece similar to the one in the photograph. The samples come in cardboard boxes and are glued to a porex base with hot silicone; these can be removed using ethyl alcohol without damaging the mineral. The size is approximate.