Stibnite is Toxic, But Oh, So Pretty.

Stibnite is Toxic, But Oh, So Pretty.

This Deadly Mineral Is My Latest Love   Last year, I went to this local gem show. The guy who does it travels around the country and comes to Baton Rouge every other month and I have been eyeing this lovely specimen of his for a while (above picture).  However,...
18K Gold Made With…Plastic???

18K Gold Made With…Plastic???

It’s True. 18K Gold Is Being Made With Plastic Scientists have kind of done what alchemists have been trying to do for centuries. Science has found a way to make 18 karat gold using a mix of protein fibers and polymer latex instead of the usual recipe of gold...
Our Bodies Have Gold In Them

Our Bodies Have Gold In Them

Sounds Crazy but…. The human body has trace amounts of gold in it. In fact the average human gody weighing 154 and some change pounds contains a small amount of pure gold (a total mass of 0.2 milligrams)–according to The Elements Third Edition written by...