Petrified Rocks, AZ

Geologist's Rainbow, by Frank Townsley, petrified rock in Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona

Blush, metallic silver, and forest green.

Blush Pink, Metallic Silver, and Forest Green.


Tourmaline - Brazil this reminds me of the emerald city in the Wizard of Oz

Calcite with Chalcopyrite/Marcasite

Calcite with Chalcopyrite/Marcasite / Mineral Friends

Tanzanite - 5.5 cm - Merelani Mine, Arusha, Tanzania

Tanzanite In Merelani Mine, Arusha, Tanzania Such a beautiful gem!

Spectrolite. Quite haunting.

Spectrolite Labradorite

Spectrolite Labradorite: highly mystical stone with protective and conscious raising properties; stimulates intuition and psychic gifts; cleans psychic debris and activates the imagination; a stone of transformation

Fluorite with Pyrite

FLUORITE: 'fluorite with pyrite from one of Cornwall's most well-known lead mines. The fluorite forms lustrous bright yellow transparent to translucent cubic crystals to on edge. The fluorite displays an intense purple fluorescent under UV light.


Rhodochrosite - Rhodochrosite (also known as Inca Rose Stone, Raspberry Spar, Manganese Spar) comes in a variety of shades from bright red to soft shades of pink, and opaque forms with swirling patterns.

Realgar with Orpiment atop Sphalerite

Deep red crystals of Realgar with Orpiment perched atop a crystal of Sphalerite! Realgar, is an arsenic sulfide mineral, also known as "ruby sulphur" or "ruby of arsenic".

Rhodochrosite with Quartz and Pyrite

Rhodochrosite Rhodochrosite with Quartz & Pyrite amethyst (Purple, crystal, gemstone, mineral) Pink Tourmaline Ring in Blackened Sterling Si.

Rhodochrosite and Quartz

Pink blades of Rhodochrosite held together by Quartz crystals, delicate little piece from Peru,


Tetrahedrite - that word refers to the shape, but mm look at the crystalline structures underneath! Awwh yeah rock that formation :P


Looks like a beautiful earthshaped: Rhodochrosite “blossom” Wolf Mine, Betzdorf, Siegerland,

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Rhodochrosite with Quartz - Sweet Home Mine, Alma, Park County, Colorado mw

Devilline very rare habit (formerly known as "Herrengrundite") / Špania Dolina, Slovakia

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Bismuth crystal illustrating the many iridescent refraction hues of its oxide surface (Alchemist-hp + Richard Bartz / Wikimedia Commons). Bismuth is the heaviest nonradioactive element and is.