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Virtual Crystal Collection

Luscious finds of exquisite gifts from Mother Earth. One day I ought to create a board with photos of all the rocks and crystals in the various nooks, crannies and bowls in and around my home.


Virtual Crystal Collection

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I always repin this one...it's just too crazy not to! Quartz with native copper and verdigris inclusions

Opalized shell fossil.

Golden Rutilated Quartz

RUTILATED QUARTZ designer cab Silverhawk's designer gemstones.

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Quartz, Tourmaline, Albite from Afghanistan / Mineral Friends ♥

✯ Kyanite :: From Merelani Hills . Lelatema Mountains . Arusha Region . Tanzania /

Marin Mineral Company - Merelani Minerals

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Garnet Inclusion in Diamond This stone is classified as "flawed" but I don't think so

Flawed diamonds reveal the shape of a lost Earth

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  • Ray Tomlin
    Ray Tomlin

    The correct term is "Included" and some inclusions can and will make the price of a gemstone skyrocket.

Ancient Amber - baby snake -50 million years old!

Ancient Amber - What do you know about it? -50 million years old!

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Rutile in Quartz

RARE GEMSTONE-Rutile Hexagonal Star Quartz-100% natural

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Black Opal

Rocks, semi-precious stones, and gemstones

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Pentagonite

According to Roman legend, Bacchus, the god of wine, had been insulted by a mortal, and vowed that he would unleash his sacred tigers on the next mortal he passed. That mortal was a maiden named Amethysta. In order to protect her from Bacchus’ tigers, the goddess Diana turned her into a quartz statue. Upon seeing this, Bacchus was so remorseful that he wept tears of wine over the maiden. The grapes from the wine turned the statue of Amethysta purple. And thus was amethyst born.

Pyrite

Bronzed Purple Mohave Turquoise cabochon

Bronzed Purple Mohave Turquoise cabochon

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Langite, very unusual and rare mineral (secondary copper mineral formed from the oxidation of copper sulphides) Color: Blue Greenish blue ; Hardness: 21/2 - 3 ; Monoclinic B-

Yowah Opal Matrix

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 (1...

Kunzite, Fluorite Quartz

"Nature Perfect" / prized specimen of Pyrite in a cubic crystal form on limestone matrix

uncut sapphire, sri lanka

ø Sapphire | The Gemstone List ø

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moonstone

moonstone designer cab Silverhawk's designer gemstones.

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Epidote is a silicate mineral that is often recognized by its pistachio green color. chemical composition, epidote is a calcium aluminum iron silicate. It has a hardness of 6 to 7 on the Mohs scale. One of its distinguishing characteristics is strong pleochroism, where crystals display different colors -- green, brown and yellow -- as they are viewed from varying angles.

Epidote and Unakite

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Naturally forming Lemurian Crystal Garden in Brazil

Serious aquamarine

Pyrite is a very protective stone, shielding the user from negative energy of all kinds. Pyrite blocks energy leaks and mends auric tears. Carry Pyrite in your pocket to protect you from both environmental pollution and physical danger. Used on the Third Eye, Pyrite strengthens mental abilities and awareness of higher forms of knowledge. Pyrite also promotes good physical health and emotional well-being.

Largest Lemurian Quartz cluster ever found.