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The Amazing Beauty Of Minerals

There are over 4,900 known mineral types in the world, each a unique chemical combination compressed and brought to perfection by the pressure in the Earth’s crust. They come in an incredible variety of shapes and colors, with some of them even having some extraordinarily properties. Some have a taste, some are immune to acid and some are even radioactive! Regardless, they are all beautiful, stunning creations of nature that are just amazing to behold:

Opal growth rings on tree fossils

The Amazing Beauty Of Minerals

Uvarovite

The Amazing Beauty Of Minerals

Fluorite

The Amazing Beauty Of Minerals

Chlorites (Kammererite)

The Amazing Beauty Of Minerals

Hematite, Rutile, and Feldspar

The Amazing Beauty Of Minerals

Torbernite (radioactive)

The Amazing Beauty Of Minerals

Clinoclase

The Amazing Beauty Of Minerals

Vanadinite crystals on white Barite

The Amazing Beauty Of Minerals

Opal geode, closed and open

The Amazing Beauty Of Minerals

The Amazing Beauty Of Minerals

Blue Callaghanite on white Hydromagnesite

The Amazing Beauty Of Minerals

Silver Stibnite with Barite

The Amazing Beauty Of Minerals

Chalcanthite

The Amazing Beauty Of Minerals

Karpatite

The Amazing Beauty Of Minerals

Cacoxenite

The Amazing Beauty Of Minerals

Fluorite

The Amazing Beauty Of Minerals

Labradorite

The Amazing Beauty Of Minerals

Black Opal

The Amazing Beauty Of Minerals

Cuprosklodowskite (radioactive)

The Amazing Beauty Of Minerals

Fluorite

The Amazing Beauty Of Minerals

Bismuth

The Amazing Beauty Of Minerals

Opal

The Amazing Beauty Of Minerals

Tourmaline

The Amazing Beauty Of Minerals

Bayldonite

The Amazing Beauty Of Minerals

Osmium (the densest natural element)

The Amazing Beauty Of Minerals

Malachite

The Amazing Beauty Of Minerals

Emmonsite

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Pallasite Meteorite

The Amazing Beauty Of Minerals

Boleite

The Amazing Beauty Of Minerals

Crocoit

The Amazing Beauty Of Minerals

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