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Waterlily at Clark Gardens in Mineral Wells Texas

A fine yellow to green crystal specimen of Mimetite from the Endeavor Mine, New South Wales, Australia. Well-developed prismatic and tabular crystals of Mimetite measuring to 1.2cm are intergrown over a red-brown matrix.

A fine yellow to green crystal specimen of Mimetite from the Endeavor Mine, New South Wales, Australia. Well-developed prismatic and tabular crystals of Mimetite measuring to 1.2cm are intergrown over a red-brown matrix.

Unusual crystal habit Vanadinite from Taouz, Morocco. Well developed stalactitic Goethite displays lustrous tan-yellow intergrown and step form crystals of Vanadinite arranged up and over the display of the Goethite specimen.

Unusual crystal habit Vanadinite from Taouz, Morocco. Well developed stalactitic Goethite displays lustrous tan-yellow intergrown and step form crystals of Vanadinite arranged up and over the display of the Goethite specimen.

Ametrine ~ Many believe that it contains the powers of amethyst and citrine in one stone, making it a very powerful money stone as well as an excellent via to higher psychic awareness and spiritual enlightenment.

Ametrine ~ My Fave! Amethyst (my birthstone) + Citrine (my husband's birthstone) = Ametrine Amethyst

Emerald: For prosperity, tranquility, compassion and balance

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Cherries are a rich source of antioxidants including melatonin. The darker the color of the berry, the more nutritious & exceptional the substances, minerals, & vitamins are. Melatonin, has been shown to improve sleep, immunity & extend lifespan. A compound in cherries, perillyl alcohol stops growth of cancer cells by depriving them of proteins. Cherry stones contains B17 vitamin, which possesses a potent anti-neoplastic influence. #dherbs by lydia

A study has revealed that gout sufferers eating cherries for a 2 day period exhibited a 35 percent reduced risk of gout attacks in comparison to people who didn't eat cherries.

Calcite from the Parc Mine which is a pretty well known amongst British collectors.

Calcite from the Parc Mine which is a pretty well known amongst British collectors.

Anglesite, Morocco

Anglesite, Morocco

bismuto mineral - Buscar con Google

This is a picture of a naturally-occurring Bismuth crystal. This is so pretty. Look at all of those colors! And the shape!

Rare cross section of tourmaline / Mineral Friends <3

odditiesoflife: “Rare Cross Section of Tourmaline Polished slice of a transparent tourmaline crystal showing colorful internal zoning. The most amazing fact of this piece is the triangular pattern.

Tourmaline is a well-known stone in the world of gems and minerals. It has several different varieties; and the tourmaline group is a highly group of complex silicate minerals with the same crystal system and similar attributes, but with variations in chemical composition.

"Bubblegum pink" Tourmaline Sold Paprok, Kunar Province, Afghanistan ex. Edward David Cabinet, 14 x 8 x 7 cm inches tall)

With its beautiful deep orange-red color, Crocoite is a mineral that fascinates collectors. It was first found in Russia and later in other European localities, but only sparingly and in very small crystals. The Australian discovery on the island of Tasmania took this mineral to a whole new level when large, brilliant, well-formed crystals larger and more abundant than any other localities were found.

Interconnected Crocoite Needles from Red Lead Mine, Dundas, Tasmania, Australia.

Quartz - New Hampshire

I found this 7 mm yellow quartz crystal at the Palermo Mine in North Groton, New Hampshire in It is perched on albite (feldspar).

Belemnite/Belemnoid - Well preserved Phragmoteuthis conocauda, showing arm hooks and outline of mantle - Aug 2010 - Paläontologische Museum München

An amazingly preserved Jurassic aged cephalopod fossil (Phragmoteuthis conocauda) at the Paläontologische Museum in München