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acanthite

issue 24 silver minerals

adamite

issue 14 zinc minerals

agate

issue 3 the magic of gemstones

issue 18 R.E Liesegang and the origin of agate

issue 20 healing crystals blue lace agate

issue 29 crystals that protect, blue lace agate, druzy agate

issue 33 agate unique fingerprint of nature

issue 36 healing gemstones - botswana agate, blue lace agate

issue 40 moss and plum agates

aguilarite

issue 42 selenium minerals

albite

issue 35 sodium minerals

alexandrite

issue 44 whats in a name

alkai feldspar

issue 32 intrusive igneous rocks

allenite-(Ce)

issue 38 rare earth element minerals

altaite

issue 11 lead minerals

aluminite

issue 20 aluminium minerals

amber

issue 4 secrets of heaven

issue 20 healing crystals

issue 35 healing gemstones

issue 34 spiritual crystals

issue 39 mysterious beauty of amber

issue 48 amber

amethyst

issue 3 the magic of gemstones

issue 7 coloured gemstone market report

issue 16 concave faceting

healing with crystals

issue 17 healing with crystals

issue 20 healing crystals

issue 34 coloured gemstone market report

spiritual crystals

issue 35 healing gemstones

issue 44 whats in a name

ammolite

issue 48 welcome to the world of ammolite

ammonite

issue 28 ammonites

analcime

issue 23 minerals from the aris quarry phonolite

anatase

issue 30 titanium minerals

andalusite

issue 20 aluminium minerals

andersonite

issue 27 uranium minerals

angelite

issue 31 angelic gems

issue 35 healing gemstones

 

annabergite

issue 17 nickel minerals

antimony

issue 28 antimony minerals

apache tears

 issue 34 spiritual crystals

issue 44 whats in a name

apatite

issue 23 minerals from the aris quarry phonolite - fluorapatite

issue 26 calcium mineral - fluorapatite

issue 35 healing gemstones

issue 44 whats in a name

 

apophyllite

issue 17 healing with crystals

zeolites and associated minerals (PT 2)

issue 20 healing crystals

issue 23 minerals from the aris quarry phonolite - fluorapophyllite

issue 28 crystals that protect

issue 35 healing gemstones

aptychus

issue 28 ammonites

aquamarine

issue 3 the magic of gemstones

issue 08 coloured gemstone market report

issue 09 coloured gemstone market report

issue 13 coloured gemstone market report

issue 18 coloured gemstone market report

issue 20 healing crystals

issue 24 coloured gemstone market report

issue 35 healing gemstones

issue 44 whats in a name

 

arsenogorceixite

issue 25 barium minerals

 arsenogoyazite

issue 39 strontium minerals

arsenolite

issue 43 arsenic minerals

atacamite

issue 13 copper minerals pt2

aurorite

aurostibite

autunite

aventurine

issue 3 the magic of gemstones

issue 35 healing gemstones

azurite

baddeleyite

barite

bastnasite - (Ce)

bazzite

bergslagite

beryl

beryllonite

berzelianite

beudantite

bieberite

bismite

bismoclite

bismuth

bismuthinite

bismutite

blatterite

bloodstone

blue john

bobierrite

boji stones

boltwoodite

bone fossilised

boracite

borax

bornite

botallackite

boulangerite

bournonite

bowiete

brandberg quartz

brannerite

brazilianite

breithauptite

brewsterite

brochanite

bromargyrite

bromellite

brucite

bunsenite

burckhardite

calaverite

calcite

caledonite

calomel

calzirtite

camerolaite

cannonite

carbon

carnelian

cascandite

cassiterite

cats eye

cavansite

celestine

celestite

celsian

chalcedony - blue

chalcocite

chalcomenite

chalcophylllite

chalcopyrite

chapmanite

charoite

cherepanovite

chert

chiastolite

chlorargyrite

chromium

chrysoberyl

chrysoprase

chursinite

cinnabar

citrine

clausthalite

clinoclase

colbaltite

colemanite

copper

coral

cornetite

corundum

covellite

crichtonite

cryolite

cryptomelane

cuprite

cuprorhodsite

cherepanovite

feldspar

issue 39 healing gemstones

fluorite

issue 39 healing gemstones

fossil

issue 39 healing gemstones

fuchsite

issue 39 healing gemstones

fulgurite

issue 39 healing gemstones

garnet

issue 39 healing gemstones

girasol

issue 39 healing gemstones

gold

issue 39 healing gemstones

gypsum

issue 39 healing gemstones

hollingworthite

lepidocrosite in quartz

 

issue 39 lepidocrosite in quartz

issue 39

obsidian

issue 44 healing gemstones

onyx

issue 44 healing gemstones

opal

issue 44 healing gemstones

pearl

issue 44 healing gemstones

peridot

issue 44 healing gemstones

petalite

issue 44 healing gemstones

petrified wood

issue 44 healing gemstones

petersiete

issue 44 healing gemstones

prehnite

issue 44 healing gemstones

pyrite

issue 44 healing gemstones

rhodium

 

Mexican Opal

by Dave Gibson
Opal was known to the Aztecs by the name Vitzitziltecpa which means hummingbird stone, due to its similarity to the bright iridescent colours of the birds plumage. The original mining locations were lost during the Spanish conquest. They were rediscovered sometime in the early 1800's in the state of Queretaro, some 130 miles North West of the Mexico City.

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petrified wood

A stone that once grew organically could be a description of just a few minerals, petrified wood is one of them, also known as fossil wood, agatised wood...
Although found in several locations around the world, USA, Europe, Japan, Australia our story is about petrified wood from Madagascar which is often prized as the source of the better colour examples with popular vivid reds and greens.

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amazing zeolites from india

by Barry Taylor

My all time favourite minerals are the spectacular Zeolites from the Deccan Plateau region in India, this is a flood Basalt deposit that formed over several million years.
This is one of the largest volcanic features on earth and covers 163,000 square miles to a depth of 6,500 ft, the area covered by lava incorporates eight seperate states of India and covers a large part of the country.

Read more: amazing zeolites from india

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