Kristallid, (pool)vääriskivid, mineraalid
Rhodochrosite is a stone that integrates physical and spiritual energies, stimulating love and passion while energising the soul. Rhodochrosite opens the heart, lifting depression and encouraging a positive and cheerful outlook. It improves self-worth and soothes emotional stress. Rhodochrosite encourages a positive attitude, creativity and innovation, and enhances dream states.
Rhodochrosite cluster from South Africa.
Elbaite ~ As a gemstone, elbaite is a desirable member of the tourmaline group because of the variety and depth of its colours and quality of the crystals. Originally discovered on the island of Elba, Italy in 1913, it has since been found in many parts of the world. In 1994, a major locality was discovered in Canada, at O'Grady Lakes in the Yukon.
Metaphysical and Healing Properties of Euclase
Stibnite (Antimony Sulfur). Jiujiang Prefecture, Jiangxi Province, China
Dom Pedro Aquamarine - The world's largest cut and polished aquamarine. Housed in the permanent collection of the Houston Museum of Natural Science.
A magnificent display specimen of 'kidney ore' Hematite found in the early 1900's.
Vibrant pink Kunzite with Quartz points and Albite accenting. This beautiful specimen is doubley terminated and the Quartz crystal is nearly pristine with a full point. The color of the Kunzite is quite strong (so many large Kunzites tend to be pale) and the crystal faces are well striated and glassy. There are the normal internal craze lines and the bottom termination is complex due to the influence of Albite matrix (now removed)