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acanthite

adamite

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

albite

issue 35 sodium minerals

alexandrite

alkai feldspar

allenite-(Ce)

issue 38 rare earth element minerals

altaite

aluminite

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 crytstals

issue 35 healing gemstones

issue 44 whats in a name

ammolite

ammonite

analcime

anatase

andalusite

andersonite

angelite

issue 31 angelic gems

issue 35 healing gemstones

 

annabergite

antimony

apache tears

 

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

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

 arsenogoyazite

issue 39 strontium minerals

arsenolite

atacamite

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

gypsum

hollingworthite

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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