Devil's Tower, Wyoming
The natural phenomenon of Trovants: stones that literally grow by themselves. Romania may be known as the land of Dracula, heaped with bloodthirsty vampires and other creatures shaped by Hollywood imagination, but it is also a land where nature has had an interesting activity. Far less known to the world than Dracula, stand an impressive number of stones which quite literally grow by themselves. The stones are real and known as Trovants.
Lucrative industry: These diamonds, weighing over 50 carats each, were found in Russia's Yakutia mine, which has been rich resource for the country, but nothing compared to the new one
Dendritic agate is a whitish-gray or colorless chalcedony with tree- or fern-like markings known as dendrites. The dendrites in dendritic agate are iron or manganese inclusions, usually brown or black in color. Though they appear organic due to their fern-like structure, they are actually inorganic; they are formed at fine fracture surfaces through crystallization of weathered solutions of neighboring rock.
Rare Dendritic Agate / India
Crystalline copper "feather" from Itauz Mine, Kazakhstan
Metaphysical Properties: Kyanite is one of only two stones which never need cleansing or clearing. Kyanite is a stone of attunement. Good for communication, mental awareness. Stimulates psychic awareness. Excellent for meditation and dream recall. Corresponding Astrological Signs: Taurus, Libra, Aries
Malachite - Malachite is believed to be a strong protector of children. It is said to protect the wearer from accidents and protects travelers. It is a stone of balance in relationships. Malachite is a stone that should not be used for physical healing. Malachite has been called the "mirror of the soul". It reaches the inner feelings of the person and reflects what is there, negative or positive. To help get rid of nightmares, keep a piece of Malachite in your bedroom.
Amethyst and quartz colored red through hematite inclusions