Jim Coleman, owner of Jim Coleman Crystal Mines in Jessieville, stands behind a large quartz crystal cluster, only half of which is showing. Clusters of this size and quality have been known to sell for as much as $1 million or more.
Ahhhh! Can't get enough of Mooralla Crystals kiki emoticon A ginormous 5cm smoky quartz impossibly perched on a rhyolite matrix with amethyst druze. The internal reflections always remind me of images taken from the Hubble Telescope : )
Beryl var. Morganite. | Morganite is the pink variety of Beryl [related to emeralds]. The gemstone mainly comes from deposits in Brazil, Madagascar, Afghanistan & California. Its hardness of 7.5 to 8 on the Mohs scale is the reason for its excellent wearing qualities. When determining the quality of a morganite, the color is the most important criterion.