More to explore:
Yttrium, Element 39
More Dioptase from Namibia...stunning color.
Copper Crystals by fluor_doublet, via Flickr
This looks magical. And, yeah, it felt REALLY weird using the word "magical" to describe a rock.
Chalcanthite / 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!) :)
Me & Daddy always looked at ice cycles if he or I saw an odd one we stopped & looked at it He give me an education no school could.
Topaz / Mineral Friends ♥
Exploring the Hall of Minerals --photo by Nervous System
Thunder egg is a nodule-like rock, similar to a filled geode, that is formed within volcanic ash layers
Agate Mineral Friends ♥
Vintage Print Rocks and Minerals Sulphur by PineandMain on Etsy. $6.00, via Etsy.
Crystals / American Museum of Natural History........beautiful!