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Dioptase (4.2x3.6x3.0 cm)

A small group of lustrous, gemmy, dioptase crystals of which the largest measures 31 mm in length. The specimen is almost certainly from the second oxidation zone.

Ooohhh pretty!

My Little Brony - Friendship is Magic - my little pony, friendship is magic, Brony - Amethyst - Moss Agate - Black Opal - Opal -Tanzanite - Prehnite - Turquoise - Apatite

Veszelyite: (Cu,Zn)2ZnPO4(OH)3•2(H2O)  Locality: Black Pine Mine (Combination Mine; Black Pine Tailings; Black Pine Dump), Flint Creek Valley, John Long Mts, Philipsburg District (Flint Creek District), Granite County, Montana, USA

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Dioptase covering a white Calcite crystal matrix ~ Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region (Oshikoto), Namibia

‪#‎Wowseries‬ Aquamarine with Muscovite Albite from Pakistan. Pak is geologically rich in such wonderful gemstones !

Gemmy blue Aquamarine crystals with accenting Muscovite blades on Albite Chumar Bakhoor, Northern Pakistan. Photo by: exceptionalminerals

Реальгар на Стибните

STIBNITE with REALGAR Minerals from Baia Sprie, Maramures Co, Romania Spiky terminated prismatic crystals of metallic dark grey Stibnite form two inter grown open divergent clusters. Grown between the crystals of Stibnite are orange to red blocky crystals


Calcite from the Congo. Never heard of pink Calcite, but it sure looks appetizing, unless you interpret it as Pepto Bismol. Wonder what the feel is like on it?

(Barite) this is actually really pretty and I’m pinning this for inspiration for a future oc maybw

(Barite) this is actually really pretty and I’m pinning this for inspiration for a future oc maybw

Apophyllite crystals

Beautiful cluster of transparent intense green Apophyllite crystals up to 19 mm with no matrix attached. The green color is most sought after by collectors & is from an old find, now exhausted.


Specimen of the Day: Amazing Deep red Spessartine Garnet. from Minas Gerais, Southeastern Brazil. visit Amazing Geologist for more.