Maine Beader

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    Golden Selenite

    Apatite crystals from Panasqueira Mine, Panasqueira, Castelo Branco District, Portugal

    Utah Topaz Gallery, Topaz, Topaz on Rhyolite Matrix, Thomas Range, Beautiful cluster of over 6 larger crystals, Super high quality crystals, Prismire Wash, Maynard's Claim, Thomas Range, Utah

    Geology Rocks

    Uranocircite is a uranium mineral with the chemical formula: Ba(UO2)2(PO4)2·10H2O. It is a phosphate mineral which contains barium and is a green to yellow colour. It has a Mohs hardness of about 2. 1.6 x 1.5 cm crystal group of uranocircite with a minor amount of attached matrix. Bergen, Falkenstein, Vogtland, Saxony, Germany

    Wedding Stone - Sugilite

    Mineralesque - Fordite, also known as Detroit agate, is old automobile paint which has hardened sufficiently to be cut and polished. It was formed from the built up [sic] of layers of enamel paint slag on tracks and skids on which cars were hand spray-painted (a now automated process), which have been baked numerous times.

    This is a star-shaped quartz cluster with brilliant augelite crystals distributed between the quartz. From Mundo Nuevo Mine, Sanchez Carrion, La Libertad, Peru. Credit: Rudolf Watzl

    Fluorite - Minerva Mine, Hardin Co., Illinois, USA.

    Strengite Fe & sub3 ; & sub2 ; PO & sub4 ; · 2H & sub2 ; O 8.CD.10 8: PHOSPHATE, ARSENATEN, VANADATE C: Phosphate ohne zusätzliche Anionen, mit H 2 O D: Mit nur mittelgroßen Kationen, RO 4 : H 2 O = 1: 2

    The Rock themagicfarawayttree: “Fluorite and Quartz ”