Mercury Retrograde

Mercury and Mercury Retrograde….. Over the last 10 or so years, there has been much talk about Mercury Retrograde and how it affects us. The main reason for this is because we now live in a high tech and communicative world. Computers, internet, cyber radio, hand held devices, etc. are key components in today’s world.

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The Varied Coloring of Amethyst

The Many Hues of Amethyst….  What Gives? Amethyst, the violet to purple quartz, is one of the most popular gemstones among gem appreciators. Many years ago, amethyst was classified as a precious stone, like ruby, sapphire and emerald. Since the 1800s, its high perceived status began to dwindle as more amethyst deposits were discovered causing

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Jeremejevite

Jeremejevite is a gorgeous and rare aluminium borate mineral which contains varying amounts of fluorite and hydroxide ions. Its chemical formula is Al6B5O15(F,OH)3. It was first discovered in 1883 in the Adun-Chilon Mountains in Siberia. It has since been found in the Pamir Mountains of Tajikistan, as well as in Namibia, Africa and the Eifel

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