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Unprocessed sample of Ammolite, a 'Dragon-Skin' pattern is apparent. Ammolite is a rare and valuable opal-like organic gemstone found primarily along the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains of North America. It is made of the fossilized shells of ammonites, which in turn are composed primarily of Aragonite, the same mineral that makes up nacreous pearls. It is one of several Biogenic-gemstones; others include Amber and Pearl.

Ammolite, Ammolite is a rare and valuable opal-like gemstone. It is part of the fossilized shell of an ammonite, which in turn is composed primarily of Aragonite. Gem quality ammolite comes primarily from Alberta, Canada.

Birthstones By Month Infographic

Birthstones By Month Infographic

♦◊ Gems ◊ Stones ◊♦ An infographic guide to each month’s birthstone. The most interesting facts about the stone or gem symbols about the month you were born.

labradorite cabochon - 77cts stone cabochon - labradorite jewelry - blue cabochon - on Etsy, $30.00

labradorite cabochon - 77cts stone cabochon - labradorite jewelry - blue cabochon - on Etsy, $30.00

مشروم _ سبحان الله العظيم

“To dream of mushrooms denotes fleeting happiness, to dream you are gathering them, fickleness in a lover or consort.” –Richard Folkard in Plant Lore

Natural Multicolor Ammolite

16.89 ct Multicolor Ammolite

Selection of diamonds  These diamonds are from a collection held at the Natural History Museum, London, UK.

Selection of diamonds These diamonds are from a collection held at the Natural History Museum, London, UK. (via Gems & Jewelry / Selection of diamonds These diamonds are from a collection held at the.

Tanzanite with Prehnite Merelani Hills, Lelatema Mtns., Arusha Region, Tanzania. 2.8 x 1.5 x 1.1 cm

Tanzanite with Prehnite from Merelani Hills, Lelatema Mountains, Arusha Region, Tanzania ~

{{Fossilized snake skin in Boulder Opal // Queensland, Australia}}

Fossilized snake skin in Boulder Opal // Queensland, Australia>>>No, it's ancient dragon scales.

Mohave turquoise comes from the Kingman Mine in Arizona. Purple Mohave Turquoise is beautiful purple and turquoise in color with brass filler.

Mohave turquoise comes from the Kingman Mine in Arizona. Purple Mohave Turquoise: purple and turquoise in color with brass filler.

Ammonite | Flickr: Intercambio de fotos

Ammonites went extinct with Dinosaurs 65 million years ago. Ammonites survived until the end of the Cretaceous period in a sea that covered what is now Alberta. Canada and Montana, USA. These ammonites were transformed into the rare gem known as Ammolite.

Rare alexandrite crystal, 41.11 cts from Tanzania.

Rare alexandrite crystal, cts from Tanzania.: Rare alexandrite crystal, cts from Tanzania.

Black opal from Lightning Ridge, Australia. I would love to make a pendant necklace with this.

Hybrid Booster Pack

An carat Black Opal purchased by Richard Krementz in Lightning Ridge, Australia. Courtesy of Richard Krementz Gemstones. Photo by Robert Weldon/GIA (Gemological Institute of America) via Dieter Rosenkranz

rare minerals - zincite, franklinite, manganosite

Manganosite (green), zincite (red) and franklinite (black). Manganosite is a rare mineral encountered very sparingly in the Franklin mine. Polished thick section.

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