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rockorstone:

Tiger Iron

rockorstone:

Tiger Iron

Hey guys!

Wow, so there are a whoooole lotta people that follow this blog!

Like upwards of 600. 

I haven’t touched this thing in ages, 

Which means that I should!

And even more importantly, I’d love submissions from you guys!

Send me rocks, minerals, any interesting geology stuff that you might come across!

my pretty rocks 

earthshaped:

Manganite with Calcite

Ilfeld, Thuringia, Germany

earthshaped:

Manganite with Calcite

Ilfeld, Thuringia, Germany

earthshaped:

Pale yellow Prehnite

earthshaped:

Pale yellow Prehnite

moustachemeister:

Desert Rose (rosette formation of gypsum and barite)
In North American native mythology, it was believed that desert roses were carved by the spirits of dead warriors. They are found widely scattered, and the belief is that this is so no one will know where the spirits gather.

moustachemeister:

Desert Rose (rosette formation of gypsum and barite)

In North American native mythology, it was believed that desert roses were carved by the spirits of dead warriors. They are found widely scattered, and the belief is that this is so no one will know where the spirits gather.

dewdropzgarden:

Green prehnite ball on cluster of dark green and lustrous epidote.~Warsaw, Poland source

dewdropzgarden:

Green prehnite ball on cluster of dark green and lustrous epidote.~Warsaw, Poland source

earthshaped:

Vivianite 

In the typical killas matrix of the St Agnes area, is a quite lustrous group of Vivianite crystals (to 7mm) and on the edges of the matrix are fragments of purple Fluorite.