Enthusiast Jeff Schultz captures a stunning image of a Mexican Fire Opal that, depending on how you visually interpret it, looks like a beautiful sunset in the clouds or a fiery explosion with billowing smoke. Visit Amazing Geologist for more.
740 ct OPAL BUTTE CRYSTAL with contra luz color plays,Morrow, Oregon This gem has the visual effect of being underwater when held to light. A combination of the facets, color plays and the opal itself.
his rock is the best fucking rock. It’s the best colour and it’s frosty which is my favourite and it makes these super cute stalagmites that look like Mario hills. It’s called Chrysocolla and it’s amazing.
Aquamarine is a symbol of youth, hope and health. It was considered as an amulet of the happy matrimonial unions in the ancient time. In the east countries aquamarine personifies beauty, honesty and fidelity.
Galena is the principle ore of lead, and forms glistening silver cubes with almost unnaturally perfect shapes. Although lead is normally extremely flexible, the sulfur content of galena makes it extraordinarily brittle and reactive to chemical treatment.
Torbernite is the mineral from hell. The prism shaped green crystals form as secondary deposits in granitic rocks, & are composed of uranium. Formed through a complex reaction between phosphorous, copper, water & uranium.