New Unlimited Edition of Let’s Get Stoned!

New Unlimited Edition of Let’s Get Stoned!

Let’s Get Stoned! is a free ebook of 18 minerals in my gem and mineral collection that I give out freely, but today I want to talk about the unlimited version of this ebook. As my gem and mineral collection grows, so will this ebook.   Working on a new...
What Is Specular Hematite?

What Is Specular Hematite?

While in Atlanta, I came across a stone that looked like the night sky. At first, I thought it was a type of Goldstone, but upon picking it up it felt a lot heavier than the manmade gem that also sparkles like the night sky. Specular Hematite is a type of hematite...
Mother’s Day Gems and Mineral Show ATL Recap

Mother’s Day Gems and Mineral Show ATL Recap

I had a blast over Mother’s Day when I went to Atlanta to visit friends, family and check out the gems and mineral show up in Marietta. I even got to meet my biological sister, Ashley, for the first time and we are a lot alike. But we know that’s not why...
What is Hyalite Opal And Is It Radioactive?

What is Hyalite Opal And Is It Radioactive?

A few months ago, I came across a photo of this glow in the dark opal. Some of the research I was reading up on said that it glowed due to low levels of uranium in the opal, which is a pretty rare opal. It sounded unreal and I mentally put the gem on my bucket list of...