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Post by Ria on Sun Mar 20, 2016 12:09 pm



Marvelous Multi-colors Tourmaline from Sapo Mine, Ferruginha, Conselheiro Pena, Doce valley, Minas Gerais, Brazil.



Stalagmites of Rhodocrosite from Several Mines, Capillita, Argentina.
Credit: Ignacio Adrian Tepman.




Vibrant Ruby and Zoisite From Longido Arusha, Tanzania.
Credit: John Betts Fine Minerals.



I am speechless! Wow. Incredible Amethyst from the Reel Mine, Iron Station, North Carolina.
Thanks Crystal Resonance Magazine and Amazing




Electric Blue Halite (crystallized salt) with Sylvite
Thanks Le monde des mille et une merveilles for posting






Cool natural purple Botryoidal Agate from Indonesia.
Photo credit: Ical Muh Risal. via: Richard Nass, thanks Amazing Geologist for psoting
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Post by Ria on Sun Mar 20, 2016 12:26 pm


Yes this is natural, Rainbow Lattice Sunstone from Mud Tank, Northern Territory, Australia




Vibrant Prehnite balls intermingled with Schorl Tourmaline.
From the Djouga diggings, Kayes Region, Mali.
Photo credit: Exceptional Minerals





A beautiful Elestial Quartz at the Rock & Gem Show In Tucson!
Photo: © Jake Slagle,




Fantastic Kaleidoscope Jasper, discovered in 2007 in Oregon.
Photo: Kaleidoscope Jasper Mines,




Exquisite rare combination of Tanzanite and Fluorapatite.
Thanks Healing and Crystal Therapy for posting




Utterly magnificent Opal From Virgin Valley, Humboldt County, Nevada, USA.


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Post by Ria on Mon Mar 21, 2016 12:18 am


Beautiful Haüyne crystals from Laach lake volcanic complex, Eifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.
Collection and Photo: Edgar Müller. Thanks Amazing Geologist.



Fantastic!
"This photo was taken by a fellow gem enthusiast of an amazing Herkimer Diamond (Quartz) with a special spectrum light. Looks like a small universe inside!"
Thanks International Gem Society for posting



Wulfenite form Rowley Mine, Maricopa Co., Arizona.
Photographer: Benjamin DeCamp. Thanks Rhythm of Gems



Exquisite Blue Dumortierite in Quartz from Brazil.
Thanks Solstice Stones for posting.



Gemmy blue Indicolite Tourmaline specimens on Quartz and Cleavelandite matrix have appeared in Tucson this year.
Thanks The Mineral Gallery, Inc. for posting



Gorgeous Golden Selenite from Peru
Thanks dewdropzgarden: via Jan Bellon.

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Post by Ria on Mon Mar 28, 2016 12:00 pm


The “American Golden Topaz”, is the largest faceted golden topaz and perhaps the largest faceted gemstone of any kind in the world.
This is from the Natural History Museum of Washington DC

*Photo : © Smithsonian Institution. Thanks Amazing Geologist




Liddicoatite Tourmaline cross section from Alakamisy-Iteny, Fianarantsoa Province, Madagascar.

Photo by Jeff Scovil. Thanks CRYSTALS MINERALS GEMSTONES FOSSILS ROCKS for posting


Magnificent Liddicoatite Tourmaline from Estatoby, Sahatana Valley, Antananarivo Prov., Madagascar.

*Photo:© awminerals. Thanks Amazing Geologist





Amethyst "reverse" scepter formation from Australia.

Photo:© Patrick Gundersen. Thanks Amazing Geologist




Beyond magnificent Tanzanite from Tanzania.

Photo: © world-of-crystals. Amazing Geologist




The best! Emerald crystal from Columbia.

Thanks Le monde des minéraux for posting
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Amazing Cumengeite from Boleo, Baja California Sur, Mexico.
Rich Olsen Collection. Mineral Masterpiece



Amazing Tourmaline crystals.
*Photo: © mineralists. Thanks Amazing Geologist for posting.



Exquisite Fluorite specimen.
Thanks Le monde des minéraux for posting



Yes this is a real natural Agate.
Thanks Le monde des minéraux for posting



Magnificent Cuprite from Grosseto, Tuscany, Italy.
Photo:© Hannes Osterhammer. Thanks Amazing Geologist



Mind bending Fluorite from China.
Photo: © Xiao-dong Xu. Amazing Geologist posting.


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Mind bending Fluorite from China.
Photo: © Xiao-dong Xu. Amazing Geologist posting.




Another amazing Wulfenite from the Red Cloud Mine, Silver District, Trigo Mts, La Paz County, Arizona.
Thanks Rhythm of Gems for posting




Stunning Wulfenite from Stefanie Mine, Bad Bleiberg, Bleiberg , Austria.
Photo from Mindat.org. Thanks Rhythm of Gems for posting



Gorgeous rough Sugilite, from South Africa.




Beautiful Crystals of Muscovite.
Photo:© Flavio Giuseppe Taricco. Thanks Amazing Geologist



Adamite (Var: Cuprian Adamite) from Lavrion District, Attikí Prefecture, Greece.
*Photo : © Juan Miguel. Thanks Amazing Geologist for posting
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