Carborundum Mineral

Silicon Carbide Is Really Pretty   Photo by Spirit Rock Shop.    Carborndum sounds like some type of car part but it is actually a really...

Minerals And UV Blacklight.

Having a UV blacklight can make one see things from a different perspective. I have one for the Hyalite and upon reading a post about...

Lapis…An Ancient Stone in a Modern World

Ancient Gem Valued Even Today. Lapis Lazuli is a gem that has been prized by the ancients in Mesopotamia, Egypt, China, Greece, and Rome...

Moldavite: Gemstone from the Stars

The event which birthed Moldavite was one of cataclysmic power. The force of the impact explosion has been estimated at around six trillion not tons–but megatons.

Add up all the atom bombs on earth and multiply them by a million or so and you still don’t have enough to equal the impact that birthed Moldavite.