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Awesome rare earth mineral collection Note: Bismuth is manmade but still intriguing to look at. <- you are a moron, bismuth is a pure element that crystallizes naturally in that form.

crystal cave! ❦ CRYSTALS ❦ semi precious stones ❦ Kristallgrotte ❦ Minerals ❦ Cueva de los Cristales ❦

crystal cave! ❦ CRYSTALS ❦ semi precious stones ❦ Kristallgrotte ❦ Minerals ❦ Cueva de los Cristales ❦

Promicroceras

Ammonite Fossils - The Promicroceras Planicosta on display at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History - Washington D.

How beautiful is the image above?? Is it any wonder that interiors steal ideas and inspiration from Mother Nature?? This is Malachite. A Copper (hence the green colour) mineral. The name originates...

The Magic of Malachite

Green jade is a sacred stone of Asia. Malachite grows in layers of tiny crystals. Its colors correlate with different crystal sizes: small crystals form light green bands and larger crystals make darker ones.

"GeoPicture of the week: Tree fossil with opal growth rings -- This is an very rare sample: opal can be fairly common in petrified wood, but this is a fire opal, which makes it so much more valuable. …So how did this magnificent opalized tree came to be? Initially, water filled the cracks and empty spaces of the source fossil, and the silica content in the water hardened and turned into opal or chalcedony."

sun-hawk submitted: Amazing Rare Opalized Wood Boulder Opal with Bright Emerald Green and Blue Growth Rings.

https://flic.kr/p/dXVNzK | Fractal Mineral Space Agate | Photo by Pascal Petit

Fractal mineral space by Pascal Petit. Igneous rocks formed from lava flows of the Archaean era.

Elbaite "Watermelon" :: Santa Rosa Mine, Itambacuri, Minas Gerais  Brazil

Elbaite "Watermelon" :: Santa Rosa Mine, Itambacuri, Minas Gerais Brazil Posted for educational purposes only. No copyright infringement intended.

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