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Crimson Cuprite Altar Stone * Featured in Stones of New Consciousness Book

Crimson Cuprite Altar Stone * Featured in Stones of New Consciousness Book

Pyrite on Poker Chip Calcite - Mineral Specimen from Chenzhou, China

Pyrite on Poker Chip Calcite - Mineral Specimen from Chenzhou, China

The ancient cave monastery of Vardzia in southern Georgia. The main period of construction was the second half of the twelfth century, though people have lived here since the Bronze Age.

The ancient cave monastery of Vardzia in southern Georgia. The main period of construction was the second half of the twelfth century. The caves stretch along the cliff for some five hundred metres and in up to nineteen tiers. The Church of the Dormition,

pictures of gems and minerals of africa | Rhodochrosite from N'Chwaning II Mines, South Africa

A gorgeous Rhodochrosite from N'Chwaning, featuring balls of intense red crystallised Rhodochrosite, aesthetically perched on a matrix of black Manganite, providing a wonderful background and contrast to the rich red.

Vanadinite

Vanadinite is a mineral belonging to the apatite group of phosphates. It is a minor source of lead. It is an uncommon mineral, formed by the oxidation of lead ore deposits such as Galena.

Rhodochrosite on manganite. This famous specimen, aptly named “The Snail,” was acquired by Bill Larson in South Africa in 1976. (Photo: Jeffrey Scovil)

The Snail photo image. Rhodochrosite on manganite. One of the world’s most famous mineral specimens, aptly named “The Snail,” was acquired by Bill Larson in South Africa in It will be included in the “African Secrets” exhibition.