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Mar 01, 2017


I found this in the mountains of Colorado. I think it is actinolite.

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Feb 13, 2017


I am looking to know what this is. I do know this, it's not as heavy as it looks, it sounds hollow, it sounds like glass when tapped on, it has no taste,

Continue reading "Tammy"

Dec 18, 2016

My Mineral Gallery

A Mineral Gallery From Our Visitors

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Mar 22, 2016

Rocks And Minerals 4 U Link Directory

A Link Directory of rocks, minerals, fossils, and Geology

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Mar 14, 2014


Topaz is a silicate mineral that can be many different colors.

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Dec 20, 2013



Continue reading "Turquoise"

Nov 08, 2013

Talc The Softest of Minerals

Talc is a metamorphic mineral from the silicate family.

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Sep 29, 2013

Muscovite A Flakey Silicate

Muscovite is a member of the mica mineral group. It is more important as a rock-forming mineral than as a collectible specimen.

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Sep 29, 2013

Malachite A Description with Pictures

Malachite is a copper carbonate mineral. It is a vibrant green color often banded with light and dark greens.

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Sep 29, 2013

Igneous Rock Formation Recycling Metamorphic Rocks

Igneous rock formation can happen when Metamorphic rocks are remelted.

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