DIOPTASE -Dioptase was first found in the late 18th Century. Copper miners discovered it and thought they’d found the emerald deposit of their dreams, however, when tested it was discovered that it is not as hard as emeralds -Dioptase is used as a pigment for paint.
Aquamarine with Schorl from Erongo Mountain, Usakos District, Erongo Region, Namibia / Mineral Friends <3
DIAMOND -Diamonds are the hardest natural substance on earth. -Light normally travels at 186,000 miles per second, but diamond is so dense that it slows light to less than half that speed. -You can pay to have your cremated ashes made into a diamond.
Stunning and rare! Cerussite with Malachite inclusions / Tsumeb Mine, Namibia / Mineral Friends <3
Peridot from Sappat, Kohistan, Pakistan.. Peridot (/ˈpɛrɨdoʊ/ or /ˈpɛrɨdɒt/) is gem-quality olivine. Olivine is a silicate mineral with formula of (Mg, Fe)2SiO4. As peridot is the magnesium-rich variety (forsterite) the formula approaches Mg2SiO4. Wikipedia
Large pink to red Spinel from Morogoro, Tanzania
Stunning Amethyst Geode 8.3" AGATE Crystal Egg, Mineral, Rock, Stone #CZ003
Heliodor: Highly saturated yellow crystal of heliodor with a small one to top it off and a bit of matrix on the side Country: Brazil Locality: Capelinha
pol. Boulder Opal Specimen...
Tsavorite from Merelani Hills, Arusha, Tanzania / Mineral Friends <3