sam silverhawk cabochon of ocean jasper, from Madagascar. Ocean jasper never fails to amaze me with its endless variations! This unique cab features a string of small bullseyes and orbs against an attractive aqua agate background
Sturmanite is a secondary mineral in cavities in metamorphosed manganese deposits. A close cousin to ettringite, it's almost all water! It is difficult under ordinary means to distinguish ettringite from sturmanite.
Oregon Sunstone: One significant source of sunstone is Oregon, USA where it is the official state gem. Small mines in Oregon produce a range of material in various colors including peach, green, and red as well as dichroic specimens.
Petoskey Stones, the state stone of Michigan, are fossilized coral resulting from glaciation and are often polished to reveal the beautiful pattern of the 6 sided coral colonies. Here is a Petoskey stone & Charlevoix stone.