Sunday, June 14, 2015

Sorts Silent sunday with some beautiful stones

25 Unbelievably Beautiful Stones And Minerals

25 Unbelievably Beautiful Stones And Minerals


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When you hear the word “beauty,” what is the first thing that comes to your mind? I bet it wasn’t stones or minerals! The selection of beautiful stones and minerals you’ll find below are some of the most breathtaking spectacles our world has to offer.
Minerals are “naturally occurring substance that is solid and inorganic representable by a chemical formula, and has an ordered atomic structure.” While there are over 4,900 different types of stones and minerals, the ones pictured below absolutely took our breath away. Do you have a picture of a beautiful stone or mineral? Share it with us in the comments below!

1. Crocoite

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2. Rhodochrosite

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3. Tourmaline On Quartz With Lepidolite and Cleavelandite

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4. Cobaltocalcite

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5. Crocoite

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6. Fluorite/quartz/pyrite Combination

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7. Uvarovite

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8. Realgar On Calcite

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9. Bismuth

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10. Rhodochrosite

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11. Azurite

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12. Watermelon Tourmaline

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13. Titanium Quartz

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14. Chrysocolla In Malachite

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15. Scolecite

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16. Burmese Tourmaline

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17. Rose Quartz Geode

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18. Fluorite

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19. Opal Fossil

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20. Worlds Biggest Amethyst Geode – The ‘Empress Of Uruguay’

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21. Lightning Ridge Black Opal

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22. Ocean Inside An Opal

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23. Luz Opal With Galaxy Inside

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24. Bismuth

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25. Sunset Fire Opal

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h/t [boredpanda]

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