Vanadinite Crystals, Reddish Orange Glistening Druzy Crystals mined at Apache Mine in Arizona
Vanadinite Crystals Reddish Orange Druzy, Apache Mine Arizona, by FenderMinerals on Etsy
Azurite and Malachite. Photo by Charles Tilford taken at the American Museum of Natural History, NYC, Jan.
A xenobomb - A “xenobomb” is a xenolith (in this case, of mantle peridotite - olivine), slathered in a coating of lava and tossed out of a volcano in the middle of a liquid droplet (a bomb).This iswhat they look like in cross-section.
Heliodor (Golden Beryl) radiates the warmth and power of sunshine, the…
Crystals of lazulite are rare. Transparent stones are pleochroic, showing blue and colourless, but often lazulite is not transparent.
Translucent pink Huréaulite with transparent blue Vivianite - Germany
madagascar dendritic agate my all time favorite stone! Look at that beauty
I'd thrown this into a box of not very interesting specimens. There must not have been much light around when I made that decision! Turn this stone a little and the blue bands fade as the bright golden yellow bands show up.