Hemimorphite and Pyromorphite

This blue and green Earthly beauty is HEMIMORPHITE and PYROMORPHITE, a rare and unique combo.     HEMIMORPHITE Hemimorphite is a hydrous zinc silicate with the chemical formula of Zn4Si2O7(OH)2·H2O This zinc silicate mineral is most commonly white, clear, beige, yellow, light brown and blue. It is seldom green or yellow. One thing that makes

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Clinoclase

It comes almost exclusively from a small hill top called “Stichtite Hill” in Tasmania, an island state of Australia. Atlantisite is a combination of two minerals: green yellow serpentine along with inclusions of pink or purple stichtite. This “guardian” crystal protects us and our loved ones. LOTS OF HEART HEALING Strong association with out heart

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Black Coral

I often receive interesting private messages on my Facebook page   www.facebook.com/gemsheal A few days ago, Bess writes… “I would like to see what the oldest living organism looks like – off New Zealand – 4265 years old.” She goes on to say… “I play Trivia about 6 times a year and one of the

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Moldavite

I would like to share an article about MOLDAVITE that I wrote at the end of December in 2014. It has reference to a New Year that we were about to embark upon. I probably should have waited another few months before posting it again. I have decided to share it now as several folks

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Petrified Wood

Petrified Wood, also known as Agatized Wood is a fossil with a hardness of 6.5 – 7. Petrified wood is real old, some placed as old as 200 million years. Something that has been around that long is going to carry a lot of wisdom and history. Petrified wood is a result of ancient forests that

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Sanidine

Who turned the lights on this morning? Eydie Gorme would have blamed it on the Bossa Nova. I say let’s blame it on SANIDINE cause practically no one has ever heard of it. Sanidine, which originally came from Itrongay, Madagascar, is a high temperature potassium dominant feldspar. This glassy mineral of the alkali feldspar group

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Atacamite

Atacamite is a copper chloride hydroxide with a basic formula of Cu2Cl(OH)3. Like other copper based minerals, atacamite can contain other minerals within it which display blues and reds. Atacamite is named after the Atacama Desert in Chile where it was first discovered. Since that time, it has also been found in Australia, Mexico and

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Malachite after Azurite

Do you ever wonder why azurite turns into malachite or why some minerals are referred to as “malachite after azurite”? What does “malachite after azurite” mean? Azurite and malachite are the two most common copper carbonate minerals. The chemical composition that we might expect to be associated with these two minerals would be (CuCO3), however

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Neptunite

So, if planet Neptune rules our intuitive Piscean friends, what astrological sign do you think is associated with NEPTUNITE? If you said Aries, I would suggest you guess again.  😉 This black mineral that is beneficial for Pisceans has a reddish brown appearance caused by its inner inclusions. The composition of this dark silicate mineral

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