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The Most Expensive Gemstones in the World Infographic - I'll take three of each one please...

Diamond Gemstones The Most Expensive Gemstones in the World Infographic - more on the site.

Bismuth crystals | If you want one of the rarest bismuth crystals in the world, here it is!!! It was amazing seeing this creation come forth from the molten bismuth. Simply massive in size at 566 grams, and 4 1/2” by 4 1/8” by 3”. It has gorgeous pastel colors of greens, pinks, oranges, yellows, purples, blues, browns and golds.

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'hoppered' crystal structure of bismuth.this is a natural crystal and the…

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Amazing Large Bismuth Crystal with beautiful by ModernRocksGallery, $64.00

Amazing Large Bismuth Crystal with beautiful rainbow colors and unique shape

bismuth-209, a half life of 1.9 x 10^19 years, more than a billion times the age of the universe.

Bismuth, a REAL heavy metal, (mostly) stable and non-toxic , with a half life of billion years, dude. This stuff is awesome. I'm definitely going to look into this Great link.

Australian Opal !   Photo Credit: Amazing Geologist

Australian Opal Large nodule containing a zone of precious opal, primarily in blues and purple and green colors. From the Matthew Webb Collection

Worlds biggest Amethyst Geode – The ‘Empress of Uruguay’ – Atherton Tablelands, Cairns  Situated just an hour from the Cairns international Airport on the beautiful Atherton Tablelands, The Crystal Caves offers an experience without equal in Australia.  One of Australia’s most spectacular private mineralogical collection with over 600 specimens on display.

The worlds biggest Amethyst Geode – The ‘Empress of Uruguay’ can be found at Atherton Tablelands, Cairns, Australia. The tens of thousands perfect, deep purple Amethyst crystals that nature has formed naturally inside truly amaze everyone who sees her.

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SCIENCE POSTER ~ MINERALS AN INTRODUCTION Crystals

Poster of rock & minerals, showing classification. I NEED this for my room. That way I can dream about earths materials in my sleep. - blast of color which makes it easy to fall in love with rocks!

Dinosaur Feathers Discovered in Canadian Amber. Their work, included samples from many stages in the evolution of feathers suggested that dinosaurs (winged and otherwise) had multicolored and transparent feathers of the sort you might see on birds today. Based on the feathers' pigmentation and structures, that today's bird feathers could have evolved from dinosaur feathers.

Dinosaur Feathers Discovered in Canadian Amber

In this amber from the Late Cretaceous period, six feather fragments partially overlap each other.

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