More to explore:
Yttrium, Element 39
This looks magical. And, yeah, it felt REALLY weird using the word "magical" to describe a rock.
exploring the Hall of Minerals by nervous system, via Flickr
Would love to go rock hounding for this someday.
Topaz / Mineral Friends ♥
I would love to eventually fill up a type case such as this with specimens of a lot of pretty mineral and gemstone specimens. (If anyone knows of good places to obtain either of these, please let me know!) :)
Pendant. Helectite Hole, Whatawhata, New Zealand
Exploring the Hall of Minerals --photo by Nervous System
Vintage Print Rocks and Minerals Sulphur by PineandMain on Etsy. $6.00, via Etsy.
Agate Mineral Friends ♥
Thunder egg is a nodule-like rock, similar to a filled geode, that is formed within volcanic ash layers