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Pretty Sparkly Things

Rocks, minerals, and all the pretty sparkly things Nature herself has created.

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100 Years – 100 Objects: Jeremejevite

pink prismatic terminated crystals of Calcite from Bou Azzer District, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Souss-Massa-Draa Region, Morocco

+ vanadinite on baryte


Marin Mineral Company - Merelani Diopside

+ vanadinite on baryte

Chrysocolla / Mineral Friends ♥

Psilomelane (w. Hematite)  A solid heavy mass of botryoidal Psilomelane with brighter luster than is typical are covering clusters of Hematite strands and botryoids. Displays incredibly well for a mineral that is usually dull and ugly!


antique diamond & opal crown ring

+ Galena with Pyrite


Calcite, looks like a lemon popsicle

Marin Mineral Company - Mixed Minerals

Strengite: Pink, bladed, stellate spray of strengite crystals on matrix. Location: Indian Mountain, Cherokee County, Alabama, USA.. Via Stefanie Falcon

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Calcite: from the 2013 Tucson Gem & Mineral Show.

Bournonite - Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang Co., Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China

What an excellent example of crystals at work! These natural minerals and mineralogy are occasionally reworked into gemstones (depending on size).

Cobaltoan Calcite - Agoudal Mine, Bou Azzer, Morocco

Rare Cerusite with Barite specimens.


Herkimer Diamond Cluster (Quartz)

Herkimer Diamonds -Beautiful and Powerful!

Beryl var. Aquamarine - BERYL var. ACQUAMARINE - Nagar, Hunza Valley, Gilgit District, Northern Pakistan.


NATIVE PLATINUM CRYSTALS Kondyor Massif, Khabarovskiy Kray, Aldan Province, Saha Republic, Yakutia, Eastern-Siberian Region, RussiaExtremely sharp platinum group composed of cubic crystals of this rare species.


Azurite on matrix