Rutilated Quartz from Russia
Blue Opal, beautiful-Soft relaxing energies;throat chakra stone, takes the tension out of communication & helps ideas flow freely. Softens the impact of stress & trauma. Opal Stone, Spiritual Crystals, Color Schemes, Color Combos, Cleansing Crystals, Spiritual Stones, Opals, Blue Opal, Blues
Andean Blue Opal from Peru
Albite Tourmaline Locality: Paprok, Nuristan Province (Nurestan; Nooristan), Afghanistan (Locality at mindat.org) Size: miniature, 5.4 x 3.6 x 3.0 cm
Watermelon Tourmaline - Himalaya Mine, Gem Hill, Mesa Grande District, San Diego Co., California. size: 6.5 cm x 4.6cm x 4 cm
Elbaite (repaired) - Morro Redondo mine, Coronel Murta, Jequitinhonha valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil Size: 15.5 x 1.7 x 1.7 cm (large cabinet)
tourmaline slice is from Tsitondroina. It is 9.6 cm across. Laurent Thomas specimen. Photo by Jeff Scovil.
The “Candelabra” Tourmaline, This stunning specimen was mined by Pala at the Tourmaline Queen mine in 1972. Today it is on public display at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. (Photo: Harold & Erica Van Pelt). I love the Gem and Mineral Bld. @ the Smithsonian, can spend hours there! Stun Specimen, 1972, Tourmalin Queen, Smithsonian Institut, Candelabra, Public Display, Earth Gift, Smithsonian Mineralog, Queen Mine
The “Candelabra” Tourmaline This stunning specimen was mined by Pala at the Tourmaline Queen mine in 1972. Today it is on public display at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. (Photo: Harold & Erica Van Pelt). www.palagems.com/...
Fluorite with the aquamarine from Erongo Mtns, Namibia. Photo by Jeff Scovil.
Fluorite, Quartz Locality: Yaogangxian Mine, Yaogangxian W-Sn ore field, Yizhang Co., Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China Dimensions: 6 cm x 5.6 cm x 3.8 cm 6.0 x 5.6 x 3.8 cm. Intense purple phantom. The crystal is 5.2 x 4 x 3 cm, and attached to a quartz crystal that is, itself, phantomed. The quartz tip is glassy and water-clear. photo by: Rob Lavinsky Miner, Crystals, Cabinets, Purple, Hunan Provinc, Quartz, Fluorit, Fields, China
Fluorite with Quartz from China
Sturmanite is a secondary mineral in cavities in metamorphosed manganese deposits. South Africa
Petrified wood, an unusual and rare form from Hell's Canyon near the Idaho/Oregon border.
Euclase from Lost Hope Mine, Mwami, Karoi District, Zimbabwe
Slice of green & yellow orbicular agate, from the National Mineral Collection.
Cacoxenite / El Horcajo Mines, Spain