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Faerie Magic in Minerals. (Aluminium phosphate wavellite, High Down Quarry, Filleigh, North Devon, England. Discovered by John Hill late 18th c and named for William Wavell, a local physician and mineral collector.) // photo by Dave Green
L’inchiostro ormai da tempo inutilizzato, aveva formato cristalli che ostruivano la fuoriuscita di un segno fluido che rallegrasse la pagina almeno con il suo colore. The ink had been long unused: so it had formed crystals that blocked the escape of fluid a sign that cheered the page at least with its color.
Gem Silica with Azurite and Malachite. Gem Silica or Gem Chrysocolla is a rare form of chalcedony colored by copper ... It is often found mixed with malachite, azurite, turquoise or quartz.