Mineralogy

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Chemical formulas with ordered atomic structures, crystal structure, and physical (including optical) properties of minerals. Include the processes of mineral origin and formation, classification of minerals, their geographical distribution, and their utilization

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bijoux-et-mineraux: “ Tourmaline with Lepidolite and Feldspar - Oceanview Mine, Pala, San Diego Co.

International Minerals #9 - Anton Watzl Minerals

Watzlminerals Webpage.

Opal "Pineapples" - an opal pseudomorph formed by the replacement of glauberite by opal - found only in New South Wales. photo: Grant Pearson For more visit Amazing Geologist

Fruits of the earth - Opal Pineapples

Psychedelic Art Installation - This psychedelic art installation is the work of Australian art collective Pip & Pop. Having exhibited all over the globe, artist Tanya Schultz. Pop Art, Pastel Cupcakes, Rainbow Rocks, Neon Rainbow, Rainbow Art, Colossal Art, Rocks And Gems, Pop Rocks, Australian Artists

Colorful Psychedelic Installations of Sugar and Candy by Pip & Pop

Australian artist Tanya Schultz creates immersive wonderlands using the sweetest materials: colorful sugar and candy. But along with the hundreds of pounds of sugar, the miniature worlds, which are reminiscent of mythological lands made from food, often incorporate as many ingredients as there are c

Rough and cut Lloviznando Opal. ~ Opal is my birth stone. Does anyone know if it's true that it's bad luck to give yourself an Opal? Cool Rocks, Beautiful Rocks, Minerals And Gemstones, Rocks And Minerals, Opal Edelstein, Mineral Stone, Opal Mineral, Rocks And Gems, Stones And Crystals

Lloviznando Opal: A Look Above the Surface — Pala international

Pala International is home to some of the planet’s finest gems, precious stones and mineral specimens. Here you will find colored stones of every persuasion, including fine Burma ruby, Burma sapphire, Ceylon sapphire, Kashmir sapphire, alexandrite, cat’s eye, tourmaline (including rubellite tourmaline), spinel, garnets such as tsavorite, demantoid, rhodolite and spessartite, imperial topaz, aquamarine, emerald, and a plethora of others. Palagems.com also features educational articles…

Rainbow colours are really blossoming and sunshiny =) Botryoidal, iridescent Goethite

Natrolite, Analcime / Little Plains Quarry, Tasmania, Australia

Sassafras

Natrolite

What's in a grain of sand? A whole lot more than you think. Gary Greenberg documents the beauty of microscopic sand grains from around the world.

Remarkable close up photographs reveal for the first time the incredible beauty of ordinary SAND

Viewed at a magnification of over 250 times real life the grains are shown to be delicate, colourful structures each as unique as a snowflake.

Jelly opal from Oregon. Jelly opal is a transparent opal with a gelatinous appearance and a bluish sheen

Jelly Opal from Oregon...

Explore Sea Moon's photos on Flickr. Sea Moon has uploaded 11770 photos to Flickr.

Siberian Blue quartz on amethyst cluster - I have a piece of Siberian Blue - beautiful just like a piece of glass. Cool Rocks, Beautiful Rocks, Minerals And Gemstones, Rocks And Minerals, Pierre Quartz, Mineral Stone, Rocks And Gems, Stones And Crystals, Gem Stones

Siberian Blue quartz on amethyst cluster

Explore Smarti Pants Photography's photos on Flickr. Smarti Pants Photography has uploaded 2188 photos to Flickr.

Vandinite Taouz, Morocco 6 x 8 cm.

 Magnificent gemmy topaz crystal with glassy faces, unique inclusions, sensational termination and color.

Ste-Marie 2006 — Pala international

Pala International is home to some of the planet’s finest gems, precious stones and mineral specimens. Here you will find colored stones of every persuasion, including fine Burma ruby, Burma sapphire, Ceylon sapphire, Kashmir sapphire, alexandrite, cat’s eye, tourmaline (including rubellite tourmaline), spinel, garnets such as tsavorite, demantoid, rhodolite and spessartite, imperial topaz, aquamarine, emerald, and a plethora of others. Palagems.com also features educational articles…

Adamite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico, 4 cm. From the Gabriel Risse Collection.

Wimon Manorotkul — Pala international

Pala International is home to some of the planet’s finest gems, precious stones and mineral specimens. Here you will find colored stones of every persuasion, including fine Burma ruby, Burma sapphire, Ceylon sapphire, Kashmir sapphire, alexandrite, cat’s eye, tourmaline (including rubellite tourmaline), spinel, garnets such as tsavorite, demantoid, rhodolite and spessartite, imperial topaz, aquamarine, emerald, and a plethora of others. Palagems.com also features educational articles…

Diopside from Tanzania. This specimen measures 3 x x cm.