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CerussiteDaoping Mine, Gongcheng Co., Guilin Prefecture, Guangxi Zhuang A.R., China

Wavellite - Lichtenberg, Ronneburg, Thüringen, Germany

Rhodochrosite - N'Chwaning Mine, Kuruman, Northern Cape Prov., South Africa


Elbaite with Lepidolite - Pederneira claim, Sao Jose da Safira, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil / Mineral Friends ♥

The Incomparable, at 407.48 carats, is the third largest diamond ever cut, only the Golden Jubilee and Cullinan I are larger. It has been graded by the Gem Trade Laboratory Incorporated as a Shield-Shaped Step Cut, Internally Flawless clarity and Fancy Brownish-Yellow in color.

Calcite from Illinoisby Exceptional Minerals

Charoite from Murunskii Massif, Russia

;^) Cerussite with Malachite Inclusions ~ Namibia / Mineral Friends ♥

mineralists:Amazing combination of Orange Creedite and Blue-Green Fluorite crystals

Stibnite covered in Calcite - China

Rhodochrosite with Quartz - Boldut Mine, Cavnic, Maramures, Rumania 64mm x 44mm x 33mm Rosette aggregates of flattened lenticular crystals with a very intense and uniform pink color, on matrix, with Quartz.


it looks like ikebana - pink Tourmaline with golden yellow blades of Muscovite on Albite matrix - from Kara Valley, Azad Kashmir, Pakistan

Side view of the Archduke Joseph Diamond, 76 cts. This cushion-cut diamond once set the world record at auction for a colorless diamond.

Kunzite crystal on a Quartz and Fluorite matrix



Proustite :: Schneeberg, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany - Will Larson Collection

Beryl: the stone of new beginnings, helps you see both sides of the issue, encouraging generosity, compassion, and forgiveness | #perspicacityparty #magicgeodes #beryl

Bournonite - Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang Co., Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China

This almond-shaped stone is the largest apple-green diamond known. Its green color is attributed to the crystal’s close contact with a radioactive source at some point in its lifetime. The Dresden Green, which probably originated in a rough crystal of 100 carats or more, is unique among world-famous gems for not only its color, but also its elongated shape.

Azurite and Malachite.

Topaz ( Aluminum silicate fluoride hydroxide) is a common gemstone that has been used for centuries in jewelry. Its golden brown to yellow color is classic but is confused with the less valuable citrine, which is sometimes sold under the name topaz. The blue topaz that is often confused with aquamarine is rarely natural and is produced by irradiating and then heating clear crystals

Variscite is a rare copper mineral found in very few locations on Earth. Utah happens to be one of the best.