Honeycomb Calcite

Honeycomb calcite is a most unusual and impressive form of calcite that has been found exclusively in one locale in the world: Utah in the U.S. Even though honeycomb calcite is a fairly new discovery, the stone is actually quite old… 150 – 200 million years old. Its colors, patterns, variations in translucency / transparency

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Chlorastrolite aka Pumpellyite

Say Hi to CHLORASTROLITE, the mineral that has more names than Carters had liver pills.  Yes, that was pretty bad…. and also sad that I am choosing to date myself. Chlorastrolite is native to Michigan where the residents refer to it as the “Green Turtle Stone.” It is also known as “Isle Royale Greenstone” (refering

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Caledonite

Caledonite, a lead copper sulfate carbonate, resonates with our Pisces friends. Its chemical composition is Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6 and it has a hardness of only 2 1/2 – 3. The name caledonite comes from “Caledonia”, the ancient name for Scotland, where it was first discovered. In additon to stimulating our throat and third eye chakras, this attractive

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