The uranium in this Hyalite Opal makes it glow under UV light
Blue topaz with vortex cut
120 Carat Crystal Opal (Natural) from Ethiopia
This rock does that because it's partially formed with the help of sodalite. The sodalite parts of the rock are what you see glowing from ultraviolet illumination.
Double Ended... Fluorite ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)
This amazing septarian egg
Does this count?
I just got done paitning this water-clear himalayan quartz and I thought you all might enjoy it!
Patagonian Red Fox Agate
Beautiful red fox Agate
Probably The Finest Tanzanite I've Ever Cut | 21.88ct
After years of searching I've finally found a good lapis lazuli supplier, I could swim in this all day.
Amethyst Scepter found in Australia
One more from the kid killing the gem cutting game. Ametrine.
rainbow tree opal
This collection of over 150 naturally coloured and luminescent diamonds at the Natural History Museum, London.
🔥 Pyrite replaced Ammonite fossil from Russia 🔥
Slice of a fossilized tree trunk with opal in its rings
36.60ct Faceted Opal
Fiance didn't want boring diamonds, Moonstone and Tanzanite
Found this shoe cubby shelf at the thrift store for $5 and it displays my smaller pieces perfectly!!
Some cool looking Malachite
Big Beautiful 43.83ct Natural Color(Unheated) Tanzanite I Just Finished Faceting!
I painted this Anatase with Quartz in watercolors!
An opal with a sky of its own! Found in Queensland, Australia.
I painted a few varieties of Quartz!
Carved Topaz Starfish
This is what happens when Mother Nature decides to play with legos (Cuprite on Matrix)
I was told this sub might appreciate my geode cake
4kg of magic! Fluorite one of my favourites from my collection
Moss agate cabochon that I cut yesterday
Purple Garnet from Idaho
Amethyst grapes, anyone?
Got this flashy piece of lab for $2 at the World's Longest Yard Sale!
Now that’s a Prehnite
My personal mineral collection, complete with remote-control lighting .. amazing what some $70 IKEA cases can do!
I saw this beautiful labradorite table at a music festival this weekend. Well worth the $500 they were asking.
Mexican Fire Opal. Looks like a tiny aurora borealis is trapped inside.
My daughter coined this stunning calcite as the kiwi rock. From the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History collection.
Bismuth - from my small collection
I was told y'all might like this; my first attempt at geode soap.
61.35ct Luscious Green Peridot Crystal from Pakistan
Trichroic Colors in a Natural Tanzanite Crystal
These are mixture of unheated and heated sapphires from the Montana Rock Creek deposit and the Umba Valley, Tanzania. Left is before cutting, and right is the same stones after cutting. It's neat to see the difference between alluvial and hard-rock deposits in the rough.
Moon shaped larimar stone
My flourite from today!
My 3 opals
Wife got me this excellent Rainbow Lattice Sunstone for my birthday. She’s the best.
This rhodochrosite slab
Beautiful quartz crystal cluster found at Ron Coleman Mining in Arkansas, worth over 3 million USD
One of my display shelves. I love me some agates and crystals.
Fifteen pound ocean jasper rough!
There's a Labrador in my labradorite!
Here's a digital painting of Bismuth that I finished this weekend
Opal from Rainbow Ridge Mine in Virgin Valley Nevada.
Fordite aka Detroit agate, looks epic
Yowah Nut Opal
Do space minerals count? My meteorite collection.
Natural Botryoidal Chalcedony purple Grape Agate Specimen, Indonesia
This Oregon thunderegg slice is incredible! To me it looks like a lighthouse illuminating the night with a misty fog. What do you see?
Cutting a Huge 571 Carat Gem!
Prehnite from Mali. (Personal collection)
Oh... my... goodness!
Citrine and amethyst in the shape of an upvote and a downvote
Kyanite in Quartz from Brazil
Beautiful colors in this Petrified Wood
80lbs smokey citrine cluster fresh from the mines (orange dirt) 18 inches!!! The feeling you get when you're the first human to ever see such a beautiful crystal in millions of years is indescribable.
My collection of Mexican Crystal Opals
Denver's Rock and Mineral Show....Amethyst Collection (Small portion)
Green Garnet (Uvarovite)
Stunning opal reveal
Daylight Fluorescent Hyalite Opal from Zacatecas, Mexico.
At work and I have a pesky pebble in my boot, turns out to be this little pretty piece of opal
Just completed 3 days of intensive faceting training. Here is my first cut gemstone. This is a golden citrine fantasy cut. Hope you like!
Rough Ethiopian Opal with Full Rainbow of Intense Colors
An opal Belemnite that I photographed
Tourmaline Schorl + Quartz - Stak Nala, Pakistan
Perfectly cut square opals of many colors.
Smoky jacare / elestial Quartz from Brazil
i pulled this out of the ground in Arkansas
Bit of mineral porn from Australia!
Big ass aquamarine from Pakistan
Cut Rainbow Obsidian
Mother nature decided to protect this scolecite formation by building a quartz geode home for it. Isn't she a good mom?
Raw Iridescent Goethite Specimen.
A large piece of quartz that my great-grandma gave to me
Rough Andamooka Matrix Opal
High luster Spessartite garnet
Stilbite, Apophyllite, Rhodochrosite, and a fork
I found an Amethyst vein in my backyard
Crosspost but very interesting.
My favorite smoky quartz
Garnet - Mexico
Largest Opal I've Cut - 84 carats...
Huge piece of labradorite
Drop shape Larimar
Bicolor tourmaline from Oyo State, Nigeria
Loving the striking blue and yellow colors in this moss agate I cut and polished 7 years ago.
Dioptase on Quartz with shattuckite ball inclusions. Every large quartz has a single ball of shattuckite inside 🤯
My favorite ammolite.
A rare natural blue Dumortierite crystal inside Quartz
Cut this beautiful Lake Superior agate yesterday. Love all the bold bands of red off set by the white.
My oak and opal wedding ring
Purple-pink spinel from Mogok, Burma
Chart: The healing power of crystals!
Arrangement of African and montana sapphires
A beautiful piece of a near perfect Spessartine crystal on muscovite from Nyet Bruk, Braldu, Skardu, Baltistan, Pakistan
Found in North Carolina
Hello! I’m new to this subreddit and wanted to share my organized collection of my smaller pieces! I’ve been collecting these since I was about seven. Hope you enjoy!
Stunning labradorite cabochon.
Almandine garnet from Ely Nevada!
An artwork opale
Bismuth. Looks like ancient ruins.
Pretty Fine Elestial smoky quartz with amethyst terminations & clay filled internal windows, found in 2014 from the Harts Ranges in Central Australia
My favourite Smoky Quartz
Sphalerite on Pyrite from Peru
What I believe to be Melanterite, found in an underground mine.
I painted a colorful collection of quartz crystals!
'Grape Agate' from Indonesia
Always makes me smile. Purple Chalcedony grape agate. Indonesia.
An astonishingly patterned Opal, from Koroit field, Queensland, Australia 🇦🇺
Quartz with petroleum inclusions.
Smoky elestial quartz, from Minas gerais, Brazil 🇧🇷.
Amazing malachite so pristine it looks fake!
Excuse me if this has already been posted... Solid opal ring
Spent a LONG time trying to decide on a unique engagement ring box / way to present it. Ultimately landed on this idea.
Carving a lobster claw out of a black rock
Fluorite with Chalcopyrite