Amazonite

Published June 25, 2017

Amazonite

Amazonite belongs to the group of feldspars and is a variety of microcline. Opaque, the presence of lead ions in it gives the crystals a bright green color. Amazonite has a glass shine, easy to process...

Gagat

Published June 25, 2017

Gagat

Gagat (black amber). This is the name of the black stone, which is a type of coal. The hardness of the gagat is 2.5-3, density is about 1300-1400 kg/m3. After grinding, the gagat gets an intense shine and a deep black color. Large deposits of the gagat are in Siberia near the city of Cheremkhov...

Malachite

Published June 25, 2017

Malachite

Malachite is one of the most beautiful stones, transmitting all tones and halftones of green color. Forms green masses of a filiform form with a radial-fibrous structure. The forms of malachite secretion in nature are extremely diverse. Well-formed crystals are very rare and always shallow, have a columnar, lamellar, acicular appearance, tend to be split into bundles, fluffy balls split like rosettes...

The pyrope

Published June 25, 2017

The pyrope

The pyrope is a mineral from a group of pomegranates. Its crystals are often densely red. There is a pyropa with bright red patches, like flaming fire. The pyrope has a glassy sheen. Transparent pyrope crystals are precious stones and are used in jewelry. The remaining crystals are used as an abrasive material...

Charoite

Published June 25, 2017

Charoite

Charoite is beautiful, hard, durable, easy to handle, called lilac stone of Yakutia. The color of charoite is compared with an amethyst, according to silk gloss with malachite. Like the blue-fiolet jets of the cold Chara, on the shore of which his deposit was discovered in 1973, they are poured into stone...

Amber

Published June 25, 2017

Amber

Amber is the petrified fossil resin of coniferous trees. The stone has many different shades - from white, yellow-golden to greenish-brown. Occur as transparent varieties, often containing inclusions of insects and plant remains, and matte, filled with the smallest air bubbles. Amber transparent is more fragile than opaque...

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