Monthly Archives: July 2016

mineraliety: gorgeous photo by @meganwilde of the…

mineraliety: gorgeous photo by @meganwilde of the @concretepolishjewels’ Thistle Magic Ring, available on Mineraliety //////  www.instagram.com/meganwilde www.mineraliety.com/shops/concretepolishjewels mineralia

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Huge dinosaur footprint discovered in South America

Huge dinosaur footprint discovered in South America There’s a good chance that if flesh-eating dinosaurs were still around today, we wouldn’t just have to worry about their sharp teeth. Scientists recently uncovered a record-setting footprint in Bolivia. It is the … Continue reading

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mineraliety: Pretty little Dioptase matrix by…

mineraliety: Pretty little Dioptase matrix by @luminosity_crystals /////// www.instagram.com/luminosity_crystals www.mineraliety.com mineralia

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Prehnite cast after Anhydrite

Prehnite cast after Anhydrite: arkenstone-irocks: PRNJ-15 Prehnite cast after Anhydrite Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic Co., New Jersey, USA Small Cabinet, 6 X 5.6 X 3 cm DRAMATIC complete-allaround specimen with somehow a more powerful visual impact than the … Continue reading

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Champion Mine, California

Many a night have Wayne and I spent in this cabin! Back in our early days we made this hike at least twice a year for many years. The best augelite we found was green and it is in the … Continue reading

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Topaz on Smoky Quartz with Albite from Namibiaby Exceptional…

Topaz on Smoky Quartz with Albite from Namibia by Exceptional Minerals mineralia

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7.7-magnitude quake off Northern Marianas, no tsunami alert

There have been no reports of injuries or significant damage after a magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck the Northern Marianas this morning. The earthquake’s epicentre was about 30 kilometres south, southeast of the uninhabited island of Agrihan, in the north of … Continue reading

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mineraliety: Dreamy Fluorite by @greatnorthernminerals…

mineraliety: Dreamy Fluorite by @greatnorthernminerals /////// www.instagram.com/greatnorthernminerals www.mineraliety.com mineralia

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Tooth wear sheds light on the feeding habits of ancient elephant relatives

How can we ever know what ancient animals ate? For the first time, the changing diets of elephants in the last two million years in China have been reconstructed, using a technique based on analysis of the surface textures of … Continue reading

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mineralists: Gem grade Elbaite with dozens of fibrous…

mineralists: Gem grade Elbaite with dozens of fibrous terminations with beautiful purple Lepidolite from Himalaya Mine, California Geology Nerd

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