Fractals in Nature

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Mandelbrot said Fractals are the fingerprints of God. A fractal is a self-similar repeating pattern whether viewed from distance or close up. So the ‘part’ is almost identical to the ‘whole’.

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cabochon of rhodochrosite, from Argentina, with PLUMES! At one side, this outstanding stone features wavy bands of glowing pink coloration. And the other side has honey-colored gel (calcite), very gemmy

Rhodochrosite cab, with plumes! Silverhawk's designer gemstones.

Silverhawk's gemstones. howardite, rain forest, pietersite, Montana agate, Tahoma jasper, charoite, opal, turquoise, laguna, carnelian, psilomelane, Owyhee, botswana, condor, Dryhead, ocean jasper, Biggs jasper, pietersite, lapis lazuli

Ocean jasper - This is a very calming stone, good for those who suffer from anxiety or excessive stress. Such an amazing stone

Gemstones. Silverhawk's Designer gemstones. Jewelry information, artist gallery and websites

Silverhawk's gemstones, lazulite, deschutes, ocean jasper, bruneau jasper, jelly bean jasper, shattuckite, pilbara jasper, agua nueva agate, butterfly wing jasper, forest fire plume jasper, pilbara jasper, regency rose plume agate, black opal, australian lace, opalite, covelite

'The Art of Rock Folding' (photo by Ern Mainka). Geological rock folding in sedimentary layers on beach coastline, Croajingalong National Park, Victoria, Australia Strate Design, Patterns In Nature, Textures Patterns, Motifs Organiques, Formations Rocheuses, Rocks And Gems, Rocks And Minerals, Science And Nature, Natural Wonders

Ern Mainka

Landscape, Nature, Weather, Atmospheric photography and manipulated imagery. / Film camera formats used are 35mm, 6×6cm, 6×9cm, 6×12cm and 6×17cm Panorama. Digital cameras –…

Rocks at Sacred Cove, Palos Verdes, California; photo by Ted Gore and textures

Rocks at Sacred cove

Explore tedgore's photos on Flickr. tedgore has uploaded 440 photos to Flickr.

20 Ideas For Nature Texture Pattern Seed Pods Patterns In Nature, Textures Patterns, Planting Seeds, Planting Flowers, Macro And Micro, Chinese Lanterns, Seed Pods, Natural Forms, Natural Shapes

Chinese Lantern Seed Pod

This is in a decomposing stage. - Baldwin, NY - February 4, 2012

Kyanite - this is gorgeous! The fan-like clusters or blades that are formed by kyanite make it an ideal stone for restoring energy balance. It is a very effective energy conduit that can balance most systems of the body. It can quickly create stillness an Minerals And Gemstones, Rocks And Minerals, Cristal Art, Rock Collection, Beautiful Rocks, Mineral Stone, Stones And Crystals, Gem Stones, Crystal Beads

Kyanite: an excellent stone for meditation with supreme energy amplifying properties; it enhances psychic ability and one’s connection with nature; never needing cleansing, it does not hold negativity.

My favorite minerals: Azurite~Chalcopyrite~Dioptase~Opal~Rhodochrosite~ Tourmaline

Erythrite from Morocco

'The Pearly Nautilus,' illustration from "A Manual of the Mollusca" published by Virtue & Co. Science Illustration, Botanical Illustration, Illustration Example, Logarithmic Spiral, Scientific Drawing, Ernst Haeckel, Science And Nature, Marine Life, Sea Creatures

Scientific Illustration

The Pearly Nautilus by BioDivLibrary on Flickr. A manual of the Mollusca :. London :Virtue & Co.,1868.. biodiversitylibrary.org/page/32571360

Microscopic view of garnet peridotite. Amazing colors and patterns - looks like stained glass but abstract - I'd like to use this is in a rug! From Alpe Arami, Switzerland. Rocks And Gems, Rocks And Minerals, Patterns In Nature, Textures Patterns, Beautiful Patterns, Collage Kunst, Microscopic Images, Beautiful Rocks, Science And Nature

Gallery: Hidden Rainbows in Ordinary Rocks

Ordinary rocks reveal jewel-like colors in the right kind of light.

Quartz Crystal *living love*cleaning and clearing*carrier of information*: HELP clearing our waters, send crystals to Fukushima! See Little Grandmother and her message!

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A natural moravian star -- I'd love to hang this on my Christmas tree!