28 Beautiful Minerals And Stones

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Get ready to over indulge on the world’s most beautiful minerals and stones! When you think of gorgeous natural treasures glistening diamonds and deeply colored gemstones often come to mind. Less common minerals are largely forgotten, but as this list proves they most certainly shouldn’t be.

Beautiful Minerals And Stones:

1. Luz Opal With Galaxy Inside

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2. Sunset Fire Opal

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3. Lightning Ridge Black Opal

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4. Opal Fossil

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5. The ‘Empress Of Uruguay’

Meet the world’s largest amethyst geode:

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6. Ocean Inside Of An Opal

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7. Fluorite

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8. Bismuth

Looks like the insides of a fancy computer chip, but Bismuth (Bismuthinite) is a naturally occurring chemical element resulting in a white, crystalline, brittle metal with a pink tint. The dense mineral is soft enough to easily incur scratches but is rather dense.

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9. Titanium Quartz

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10. Rose Quartz Geode

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11. Chrysocolla In Malachite

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12. Azurite

This particular azurite resembles an abstract blue rose in bloom.

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13. Scolecite

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14. Watermelon Tourmaline

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15. Burmese Tourmaline

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16. Bismuth

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17. Realgar On Calcite

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18. Cobalto Calcite

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19. Uvarovite

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20. Combination Of Fluorite, Quartz and Pyrite

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21. Crocoite

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22. Rhodochrosite

In its rare and purest state this mineral is a rose-red, but impure forms come in shades ranging from pink to pale brown.

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23. Rhodochrosite

Here is an example of rhodochrosite in its less pure form, still beautiful!

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24. Botswana Agate

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25. Alexandrite

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26. Opalised Ammonite

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27. Tourmaline On Quartz With Lepidolite And Cleavelandite Accents

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28. Carnelian

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