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Here we have a beautiful backlit Smithsonite crystal in the vug of a Chalcedony opened end geode, Namibia, 6 cm.

SMITHSONITE The colors and structure are amazing in this! Smithsonite crystal in geode

Primary Malachite stalactites that look like a space city in some sci-fi movie, from Mashamba West Mine, DR Congo (Zaire)

Congo (Zaire) Primary Malachite forms an intriguing specimen of stalactites of fibrous crystals, with rounded tops. The fibrous texture creates a gorgeous chatoyant lustre, which gives a halo effect to the tops of the stalactite.

Quartz inside Amethyst Geode from St Marie aux Mines, France.

Quartz inside Amethyst Geode from St Marie aux Mines, France.

Malachite – Stone of the Month « Galactic Connection

Evidence shows that malachite was mined in Egypt as early as 4000 BCE. Ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans used malachite for jewelry and ground it to use as eye shadow. It was also ground and u…

Metazeunerite. Pret Basso quarry, Montoso, Bagnolo Piemonte, Cuneo Province, Piedmont, Italie FOV=5.34 mm Collection et photo Giuseppe Finello

Metazeunerite. Pret Basso quarry, Montoso, Bagnolo Piemonte, Cuneo Province, Piedmont, Italie FOV=5.34 mm Collection et photo Giuseppe Finello

Epidote Crystals

Epidote is a silicate mineral, a calcium aluminum iron silicate. It has a hardness of 6 to 7 on the Mohs scale. One of its distinguishing characteristics is strong pleochroism, where crystals display different colors -- green, brown and yellow -- as they