Fluorite Locality: Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang County, Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China (Locality at mindat.org) Size: 5.0 x 4.4 x 4.0 cm. A pristine, fat single crystal, complete all around except for a contact in back, that is just unusually intense in color for this locale.

Fluorite Locality: Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang County, Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China (Locality at mindat.org) Size: 5.0 x 4.4 x 4.0 cm. A pristine, fat single crystal, complete all around except for a contact in back, that is just unusually intense in color for this locale.

        I did some research lately about colors and their origins. Many of our pigments are made from minerals and during my online search I found this amazing and huge archive of beautiful photos by Rob Lavinsky showing all the multifarious colors and shapes of these natural…

I did some research lately about colors and their origins. Many of our pigments are made from minerals and during my online search I found this amazing and huge archive of beautiful photos by Rob Lavinsky showing all the multifarious colors and shapes of these natural…

Fluorite, Quartz - Wushan Mine, De'an Co., Jiujiang Prefecture, Jiangxi, China.

Fluorite, Quartz - Wushan Mine, De'an Co., Jiujiang Prefecture, Jiangxi, China.

Tucson2013-172MW Fluorite Shangbao  Mine Hunan Province China 10cm. / Mineral Friends <3

Tucson2013-172MW Fluorite Shangbao Mine Hunan Province China 10cm. / Mineral Friends <3

A man holds a 3-foot slab of the Fukang Pallasite. Pallasites are meteorites made up of large olivines in an iron-nickel matrix, and they’re fairly rare. Only 61 have been found however, many of those have been large enough that thin sections are distributed in museums all over the world.

The Fukang Meteorite

A man holds a 3-foot slab of the Fukang Pallasite. Pallasites are meteorites made up of large olivines in an iron-nickel matrix, and they’re fairly rare. Only 61 have been found however, many of those have been large enough that thin sections are distributed in museums all over the world.

Vintage Jade Disk Pendant White Nephrite 1900s by ElegantArtifacts

Vintage Jade Disk Pendant White Nephrite 1900s by ElegantArtifacts

        I did some research lately about colors and their origins. Many of our pigments are made from minerals and during my online search I found this amazing and huge archive of beautiful photos by Rob Lavinsky showing all the multifarious colors and shapes of these natural…

I did some research lately about colors and their origins. Many of our pigments are made from minerals and during my online search I found this amazing and huge archive of beautiful photos by Rob Lavinsky showing all the multifarious colors and shapes of these natural…

        I did some research lately about colors and their origins. Many of our pigments are made from minerals and during my online search I found this amazing and huge archive of beautiful photos by Rob Lavinsky showing all the multifarious colors and shapes of these natural…

I did some research lately about colors and their origins. Many of our pigments are made from minerals and during my online search I found this amazing and huge archive of beautiful photos by Rob Lavinsky showing all the multifarious colors and shapes of these natural…

        I did some research lately about colors and their origins. Many of our pigments are made from minerals and during my online search I found this amazing and huge archive of beautiful photos by Rob Lavinsky showing all the multifarious colors and shapes of these natural…

I did some research lately about colors and their origins. Many of our pigments are made from minerals and during my online search I found this amazing and huge archive of beautiful photos by Rob Lavinsky showing all the multifarious colors and shapes of these natural…

        I did some research lately about colors and their origins. Many of our pigments are made from minerals and during my online search I found this amazing and huge archive of beautiful photos by Rob Lavinsky showing all the multifarious colors and shapes of these natural…

I did some research lately about colors and their origins. Many of our pigments are made from minerals and during my online search I found this amazing and huge archive of beautiful photos by Rob Lavinsky showing all the multifarious colors and shapes of these natural…

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