Selenite (Gypsum) from Naica Mine, Chihuahua, Mexico
Lapis Lazuli. The ancient Egyptians used Lapis Lazuli as a symbol of Truth.
Watermelon tourmaline. Tourmaline is a crystal boron silicate mineral compounded with elements such as aluminium, iron, magnesium, sodium, lithium, or potassium. Tourmaline is classified as a semi-precious stone and the gemstone comes in a wide variety of colors. The name comes from the Sinhalese word "Thuramali" or "Thoramalli", derived from different gemstones found in Sri Lanka. [Wikipedia]
Rough diamonds!!! Is it true that Cleopatra wore rough diamonds!? From a collection held at the Natural History Museum, London, UK
Beautiful shot of uncut natural Diamond crystals!
Vanadinte on Barite // Coud’a, Mibladen, Khénifra, Meknès-Tafilalet, Morocco
Aurichalcite, a zinc mineral said to route new pathways in the brain. Use on third eye chakra for meditation.
Golden rutilated quartz integrates energy at many levels. It heightens the energy of other quartz stones and is an important healing stone. Illuminates the soul Cleanses and energizes Removes barriers to spiritual growth Filters negative energy It soothes dark moods, offerring relief from fears, phobias and anxiety. The needle inclusions add intensity and transmission power to the crystal.
Opal- my birthstone! What an amazing rock.
Gorgeous mix of smooth Malachite spherules with crystalline Azurite balls on Goethite
A Bisbee cuprite
natural "hummingbird" inclusion in quartz--wow!
stones & sky
beautiful river rock
Morganite and kunzite. Another jazzy composition by Mother Nature. (Photo: Bill Larson)
Quartz with Shattuckite inclusions. From Kaokoveld, Kunene, Namibia
Blush of Purple Zoned Fluorite Crystal Cluster by FenderMinerals,