Hematite Cavradi Gorge, Curnera Valley, Tujetsch, Grischun, Switzerland 3.0 x 4.2 cm A small group of lustrous, bladed, metallic black hematite crystals associated with small transparent quartz crystals and epitactic rutile crystals. Collected 6-04-97 by Swiss strahler Theodosi Venzin.
Quartz, Rutile, Hematite Ibitiara, Bahia, Brazil 4.5 x 5.5 cm. thingofinterest- the Rutile(slender needle crystals) formed first then the Quartz crystals formed encapsulating the Rutile.
Cuprite crystals Cu2O
Cuprite Copper Queen Mine Bisbee, Warren District, Cochise County, Arizona USA Thumbnail: 1.8 x 2.3 x 2 cm
Quartz var. smoky Cavradi Gorge, Curnera Valley, Grischun, Switzerland
Beryl Var. Vorobyevite (Rosterite) $4,500.00 Deo Darrah, Khash & Kuran Wa Munjan Districts, Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan Miniature, 4.7 x 3.9 x 3.5 cm
Black Opal from Lightning Ridge, Australia
Eureka Blue tourmaline came to first light September 24, 2009 with the opening of gem pocket #1 on Plumbago Mountain, Newry, Maine.