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On New Zealand's South Island about 50 miles northeast of Dunedin, the Moeraki Boulders rest on Koekohe Beach like stranded sea creatures. These largely spherical stones formed on the ocean floor about 60 million years ago as calcite minerals fused balls of mud together. They ended up on the beach after eroding from nearby sandstone cliffs, where some boulders still remain encased.

Moeraki Boulders on Koekohe Beach (New Zealand's South Island). These largely…

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Petoskey stone is a rock and a fossil, often pebble-shaped, that is composed of a fossilized coral. The stones were formed as a result of glaciation. Petoskey was the state mineral of Michigan during the

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The Pink Sun Rise Diamond, carats, is a rare and flawless pink diamond, cut by legendary stone cutter Gabi Tolkowski

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