Anonymous asked:

There is a store near where I live and they sometimes have a little dish next to all their crystals and such (it's like a healing crystal shop thingy) but I just like to look cause minerals and crystals are Friken cool. Anyway they the dish says garnets and they are dark red and kind of round shaped but not smooth but aren't like cut or polished do you think they are real maybe. They are pretty cheap and if they are real it would be cool to have

I’d be willing to bet they’re legit. I’ve got some pretty (yet junky) red-brown crystals with all the edges and points worn down for $0.50 a pop at the local rock show last year.

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Mottramite

PbCu(VO4)(OH)  -  08.BH.40 (Strunz)
(from 
Mina la Ojuele, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico)

Here we have a specimen of the hydrated lead and copper vanadium oxide mineral mottramite from Mexico. This is a relatively new find from the Mina la Ojuele mine. The mottramite forms as sharply formed mammilary masses that have a yellow to dark greenish-brown color. The mottramite has a ‘matt-like’ to silky luster. The mottramite specimens from this locality represent really excellent specimens from this species. Has a visible Pleochroism.

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5pointleo:

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We have a set here that we would love to make for someone special.  The fine Agates we buy are graded in standard, collector’s and museum grade. This is a great example of Museum grade.  Sharp geodes, fine banding, and exquisite, rare color.  

The  drop off on the back of the piece is very limiting and it will only work for 1 1/4” teardrops with a 1/2” OAL (no super thick lobes).

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Price: $517 USD, shipping available worldwide

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OMG I have stock that would be perfect for something like this! I was seriously considering sawing it into two thin slabs for cabs but Now that I see this I could absolutely do a few 1/2” plugs. (its very black agate with straight banding, can’t see through it)

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Titanite
Excellent lustrous rich green crystals of Titanite admirably cover the display face of the specimen.  Many of the Titanite crystals are wedge shaped twins mostly gemmy to translucent. A diagonal zone of very deep green crystallized Chlorite runs across the specimen, and also some further areas. The matrix is a banded Chloritic/Feldspar rock, with scattered crystals of Pyrite. 

underthescopemin:

Titanite

Excellent lustrous rich green crystals of Titanite admirably cover the display face of the specimen.  Many of the Titanite crystals are wedge shaped twins mostly gemmy to translucent. A diagonal zone of very deep green crystallized Chlorite runs across the specimen, and also some further areas. The matrix is a banded Chloritic/Feldspar rock, with scattered crystals of Pyrite.