Translucent bright blue curved Chalcanthite crystals. Chalcanthite is water-soluble so this specimen was oiled sealed to prevent degradation. Source: Planet Mine, La Paz County, Arizona, United States of America.
Jeremejevite (about $2k a carat), pronounced ye-REM-ay-ev-ite, is a colorless, sky blue or pale yellow stone, the highest quality of which comes from Namibia. In nature it occurs in small obelisk-shaped crystals and has in the past been mistaken for aquamarine. It was named after Russian mineralogist Pavel Jeremejev [Павел Еремеев] who discovered the mineral in 1883.
Sun Academy June 8 Amethyst Geode – The ‘Empress of Uruguay’ At well over three metres tall (that’s eleven feet) and weighing two and a half tonnes, the size is certainly impressive but it’s the sheer beauty that makes people gasp when they first see her.
Fukang Meteorite: Discovered in 2000, in the Gobi Desert in China's Xinjiang Province. It is a pallasite; a type of iron meteorite, quite rare, made out of large olivine crystals in an iron-nickel matrix. Olivine is a magnesium iron silicate, quite common in our planet’s subsurface, but which weathers fast when exposed to the surface. Pallasites are extremely rare, (only about 1% of all meteorites). Slices from the Fukang mass, as in this photo, are reminiscent of stained glass…
Euclase is called the happiness stone. It increases happiness by stimulating activity ruled by the heart and intuition. The energy of euclase is like a moving river in the way it cleanses blockages from the etheric body. Euclase helps one reach for goals and attain the ultimate in any area. It awakens creativity, and the forces of creativity and manifestation. It is also a wonderful crystal for improving communication skills. Euclase stimulates the crown, throat, and heart chakras.