Rock

Published June 29, 2016

Rock

In everyday life and technology referred to as non-metallic rock solid natural and artificial origin. In geology, the word used stones of the concept rock mineral. The study and description of rocks, rocks and minerals, has been one of the sections of Geology - petrography...

Ural

Published August 27, 2016

Ural

Ural is the richest source of stone. On the docks of the Volga, on large stations along the path of the Siberian Express has long sold products from Ural stones. Among them there were a lot of cheap products from copper slag, a simple glass or dyed agate. The major share of this product gave the Urals...

Edible stones

Published October 22, 2016

Edible stones

Are there edible stones? Of course, there are edible stones. This cooking or rock salt, saltpetre, Glauber's salt. Many edible stones or we take with food, or often use them in the form of various kinds of drugs. However, these examples are not limited to edible stones. One can cite many startling when people eat stones...

Oil

Published October 22, 2016

Oil

Oil is one of the most wonderful land of minerals. The liquid oil does flow, evaporating light petrol and other gases. It freezes oil sometimes in the form of a solid mass of wax or heavy fuel oil. Black oil called because really it is mined from the earth in the form of black fragrant mass...

Mica

Published October 22, 2016

Mica

There are mineral called mica. From it you can gently separate the thin plate knife. But what we did not get to thin plate mica, from it you can always split off even more thin. This remarkable property is endowed with a number of stones, for example, talcum, gypsum and others. Not surprisingly...

Gems

Published October 22, 2016

Gems

Of the total mass of rocks and minerals, gems isolated rare properties for which they so dearly prized. The most important one is a beauty. No beauty that brings joy, so highly prized mineral is not. That's because the gems should please the eye bright color, exquisite power cut or a mysterious figure that make gems incomparable with conventional stones...

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