Calcite with quartz from Huanggang Mine, Inner Mongolia, China. The pictured specimen is tall. The quartz at the center of the stacked calcite disks is better exposed in some of the specimens that they have at the show. Photo credit: Jeffrey A.
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Moonstone is a highly valued gemstone for these reasons: Brings good fortune, Assists in foretelling the future, Enhances intuition, Promotes inspiration, Brings success in love as well as business matters & offers protection on land and at sea.
a slice of the Fukang meteorite - But cutting the Fukang meteorite open yielded a breathtaking sight. Within the rock, translucent golden crystals of a mineral called olivine gleamed among a silvery honeycomb of nickel-iron.
The range of colours shown by fluorite is equaled by few other gemstones. It may occur in beautiful cubic crystals or as a massive crystalline variety displaying banded or radiating patterns. Although the stone is somewhat soft for use as a normal.
Quartz crystal/agate cylinder / There are two main groups of quartz: chert and chalcedony. Agates form in cavities left by gas bubbles in cooling lava. Silica-rich groundwater builds layers of crystals on the cavity walls.
This stone is sometimes called the "Pink Tutu" because of its rose quartz frill. The smoky quartz formed first, then the rose quartz. Geologists suspect the pink tint comes from traces of aluminum and phosphorus.