Indigo-capped Indicolite Tourmaline

Libyan desert glass. A tektite - something created from the impact of lightning or a meteorite. I like that eerie green, and Ive never seen a green tektite before. People at least as far back as the ancient Egyptians of Tutankhamuns day were using this material as a gemstone.

Rare giant aquamarine with rainbows and Kuan Yin energy now available- via Tania Marie

10mm Purple Lepidolite Coin Beads 16" Strand | eBay

Muscovite and Beryl (variety: Aquamarine) Although these two minerals grew side by side, they have different shapes. The atoms in beryl connect in a six-fold pattern and form six-sided crystals. The atoms in muscovite form layers that make sheet-like crystals.

Rubellite Tourmaline, Quartz, and Lepidolite on Albite

Sapphire from Smithsonian Mineral Gallery

The Big Kahuna -- The Big Kahuna is one of the top two, perhaps three, American kunzite specimens known. It was the discovery of large gemmy crystals of this pink to lilac to violet spodumene (the mineral species name) in San Diego County’s Pala district that led to its naming as a new gem variety, kunzite. It is named after George F. Kunz, who was Tiffany’s chief gemologist and vice-president a century ago, at the time of the discovery. . . . Spodumene (kunzite); 28 cm tall (15.6 cm wide;...

Fire Agate (G10006) from the National Gem Collection

Purpurite / Erongo Region, Namibia So lucky to have a bracelet with one bead of this stone - it's so rare to find.

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