Cosmic wonder: Marvin Killgore of the Arizona Meteorite Laboratory lets the sun shine through a polished slice of the Fukang rock

Out of this world, quite literally: The beautiful and mysterious Fukang meteorite

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 Bologna Stone Was a Glowing Mystery for 400 Years

The Bologna Stone Was a Glowing Mystery for 400 Years

pearl-nautilus: “ Cluster of transparent, almost colorless tabular BARITE crystals on matrix.

Crystals and gems are revered and collected for their physical beauty and monetary value and this Opal Butte crystal with contra luz color is no exception. The stunning gemstone, like many opals, features a varied spectrum of colors, but what separates it from the others is its spectacular visual effect. It looks like an underwater view of the ocean floor as light shines through it. There's a surreal quality about the gemstone that looks like a pocket-sized aquarium.

Opal Butte crystal with contra luz color with spectacular visual effect. It looks like an underwater view of the ocean floor as light shines through it. There's a surreal quality about the gemstone that looks like a pocket-sized aquarium.

Saturday, Jul. 22, 2017: Un mineral es cualquier elemento o compuesto químico que normalmente es cristalino, y se ha formado como resultado de la acción de un proceso geológico. Actualmente se conocen más de 4.500 minerales,…

Saturday, Jul. 22, 2017: Un mineral es cualquier elemento o compuesto químico que normalmente es cristalino, y se ha formado como resultado de la acción de un proceso geológico. Actualmente se conocen más de 4.500 minerales,…

”Mineral” is not the first thing to come to mind when you hear the word “beauty,” and that‘s a pity because they look so, so pretty. This selection of some of the most beautiful minerals and stones in the world will be a feast for your eyes. A mineral is a “naturally occurring substance that is …

45+ Extremely Beautiful Minerals And Stones

Travel bucket list: 21 destinations for The Great Escape (Part 7)

Travel bucket list: 21 destinations for The Great Escape (Part 7)

These rocks in Death Valley seem to frequently have races. It seems to be a combination of the wind, water and ground movement. Follow the link for more pictures and more info. It really is amazing. http://somentecoisaslegais.com.br/incrivel/pedras-que-andam-sozinhas?fb_action_ids=464093723647163_action_types=og.likes_source=other_multiline_object_map=%7B%22464093723647163%22%3A457711614293649%7D_type_map=%7B%22464093723647163%22%3A%22og.likes%22%7D_ref_map=%5B%5D

Pedras que parecem andar sozinhas

earth-song: “ Stones don’t walk. Everyone knows it, at least not in the way that animals move. But a combination of factors may be responsible for the curious phenomenon of the stones that move - and one of the most famous places where this happens.

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 ~ 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.

Hvitserkur is a spectacular rock in the sea on the Northern coast of Iceland. Legends say it is a petrified troll.    |    16 Reasons Why You Must Visit Iceland Right Now. Amazing no. #12

16 Reasons Why You Must Visit Iceland Right Now. Amazing no. #12

hvitserkur rock, iceland (legends say it's a petrified troll)

What a clever idea. Natural Pools NZ, Eco-friendly natural swimming pools free of chemicals, naturally filtered

What a clever idea. Natural Pools NZ, Eco-friendly natural swimming pools free of chemicals, naturally filtered

MORDENITA en estilbita. Es un mineral que pertenecen al llamado “grupo de las zeolitas”. Un sinónimo poco usado es el de "arduinita".Es incoloro, blanco, amarillento o rosado. Raya en blalnco y tiene un lustre vítreo y traslúcido. Parece ser que en la naturaleza existe una variedad de morgenita enriquecida en potasio. Suele encontrarse asociado a otros minerales como: zeolitas, calcita, caolinita o glauconita.

MORDENITA en estilbita. Es un mineral que pertenecen al llamado “grupo de las zeolitas”. Un sinónimo poco usado es el de "arduinita".Es incoloro, blanco, amarillento o rosado. Raya en blalnco y tiene un lustre vítreo y traslúcido. Parece ser que en la naturaleza existe una variedad de morgenita enriquecida en potasio. Suele encontrarse asociado a otros minerales como: zeolitas, calcita, caolinita o glauconita.

Galena, Chalcopyrite, 15x14x4, mined 1992, Mogilata deposit (North part), Septemvri mine Madan ore field, Bulgaria

Galène, Chalcopyrite Mogilata deposit (North part), Septemvri mine Madan ore field, Bulgaria (mined x 14 x 4 cm

Mongolia. The stone, (5 ft high, weighing six tons) formed mostly of fluorite mineral, glows green in the dark and in China is prized more highly than diamonds. The finders took three years to grind the raw gem down to its pearl shape. It has gone on show in Hainan, southern China, to attract buyers and have measurements taken for a world record bid. It is amazing and glows a blue green in the dark,'

'World's biggest pearl' unearthed in Mongolia

the stone, 5 ft & weighing 6 tons and formed mostly of fluorite mineral, glows blue-green in the dark and in China is prized more highly than diamonds - the finders took 3 years to grind the raw gem down to its pearl shape - Mongolia

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