Explore Dans Quartz, Quartz Mm and more!

Explore related topics

Metal Sulfide in Quartz - The Art of Photomicrography: Gemstone Inclusions by Danny Sanchez

Metal Sulfide in Quartz - The Art of Photomicrography: Gemstone Inclusions by Danny Sanchez

Dolomite in Quartz 2 - The Art of Photomicrography: Gemstone Inclusions by Danny Sanchez

Dolomite in Quartz 2 - The Art of Photomicrography: Gemstone Inclusions by Danny Sanchez

Diamonds, like colored gemstones, contain a variety of interesting inclusions. Although some would call them flaws, I prefer to think of them as Mother Nature’s artwork or fingerprint. I have seen inclusions resembling angels and animals of all sorts, some requiring more imagination than others. It is fascinating to think of what might have been captured inside a diamond more than two billion years ago.

Diamonds, like colored gemstones, contain a variety of interesting inclusions. Although some would call them flaws, I prefer to think of them as Mother Nature’s artwork or fingerprint. I have seen inclusions resembling angels and animals of all sorts, some requiring more imagination than others. It is fascinating to think of what might have been captured inside a diamond more than two billion years ago.

Dolomite in quartz with rutile Minas Gerais, Brazil Field of view = 5.2mm • Depth of field = 2.25mm || Danny J. Sanchez

Dolomite in quartz with rutile Minas Gerais, Brazil Field of view = 5.2mm • Depth of field = 2.25mm || Danny J. Sanchez

"Lily Pad" Inclusion. The most common inclusion to be found in peridot is the so-called "lily pad" inclusion. In reality, the lily pad is a cleavage separation that was produced by the expansion of either a small solid included crystal or, more commonly, a small fluid-filled negative crystal. The lily pad is an important identifying feature of peridot. Magnified 20x.

"Lily Pad" Inclusion. The most common inclusion to be found in peridot is the so-called "lily pad" inclusion. In reality, the lily pad is a cleavage separation that was produced by the expansion of either a small solid included crystal or, more commonly, a small fluid-filled negative crystal. The lily pad is an important identifying feature of peridot. Magnified 20x.

For all the infinite vastness of our universe, it's amazing how many space-like vistas exist at a tiny scale right here on Earth. Like the tiny cosmos contained in gemstones that photomicrographer Danny Sanchez captures in his images.

For all the infinite vastness of our universe, it's amazing how many space-like vistas exist at a tiny scale right here on Earth. Like the tiny cosmos contained in gemstones that photomicrographer Danny Sanchez captures in his images.

Pinterest
Search