Geological Oddities and Rarities
Photographed by Michael A. Klimetz
"Tiger Iron"
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Hematite - Jasper - "Tiger-Eye" (Silica)

Archean
Ord Range
Pilbara
WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Hematite
Jasper
"Tiger Eye"
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Bixbyite
[Complex Crystal]

UTAH

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Photographed by Michael A. Klimetz
Wolframite
[Complex Crystal]

Tong Ya
KOREA

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Bournonite
[Partial Crystal]

Potosi Department
BOLIVIA

Carrolite
[Partial Octahedral Crystal]

Kambove
Shaba Province
CONGO

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Photographed by Michael A. Klimetz
Augelite
[Euhedral Crystals on Matrixl]

Machacamarca Mine
Colavi
Potosi Department
BOLIVIA

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Danburite
[Euhedral Crystal in Talc Matrix]

Alto Chapare
Chapara Province
Cochabamba Department
BOLIVIA

Ferberite
[Crystal Cluster]

Tasna Mine

Rosario Section
Cerro Tasna
Nor Chicas Province
Potosi Department
BOLIVIA

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Photographed by Michael A. Klimetz
Emerald
[Euhedral Crystals in Quartz Matrix]


Yunnan Province
CHINA

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Scapolite
[Euhedral Crystal]


Nuristan Province
AFGHANISTAN

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Fossil Clam Shell
Calcite
[Euhedral Crystals Attached To Fossil Clam Shell]


Ruck's Pit
Okeechobee County
FLORIDA

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Proustite

Lima
PERU

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Agatized Coral

Tampa
FLORIDA

Andorite


BOLIVIA

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Photographed by Michael A. Klimetz
Ludlamite
[Botryoidal Crystals on Matrix]

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Alluaudite

Quartz "Scepter"
[Single Crystal]


Hunan
CHINA

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Photographed by Tony Peterson
Carbonatite

Kaiserstuhl Volcanic Complex
GERMANY

Photographed by Tony Peterson
Eudialyte and Agrellite

Quebec
CANADA

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Yttrocerite
[Cerian Fluorite in Muscovite]

Amity
Orange County
NEW YORK

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Romanechite

NEW MEXICO

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Barrerite

ALASKA

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Lazulite

YUKON

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Tincalconite

CALIFORNIA

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Eastonite

PENNSYLVANIA
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Chiastolite

CHINA
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Millerite

Manitoba
CANADA
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"Schmucke" Agate

GERMANY
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Photographed by Michael P. Klimetz
Photographed by Michael P. Klimetz
Labradorite

Labrador
CANADA
Polished
Rough
Mimetite and Magnesite

Gila County
ARIZONA
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Photographed by Michael A. Klimetz
Quartz and Spessartite

Fujian Province
CHINA
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Hetaerolite

Bisbee
ARIZONA
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Dinosaur Bone
[Polished Slabs]

COLORADO
Photographed by Steve Bringe
Piemontite

Pilar
NEW MEXICO
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Fluorescent Minerals

Red: Calcite
Green: Willemite
Light Blue:  Hydrozincite
Dark Blue: Hardystonite

Franklin
NEW JERSEY
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Brazilianite

Minas Gerais
BRAZIL
Photographed by Steve Bringe
Lindgrenite

Inspiration Pit
ARIZONA
Photographed by Steve Bringe
Emmonsite

Moctezuma Mine
Sonora
MEXICO
Photographed by Steve Bringe
Native Tellurium
Schmitterite

Moctezuma Mine
Sonora
MEXICO
Native Tellurium
Schmitterite
Photographed by Steve Bringe
Native Tellurium
Schmitterite

Moctezuma Mine
Sonora
MEXICO
Schmitterite
Gallery II
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Valencianite
[Adularia]


MEXICO

Variscite
[Crystal Druse on Matrix]


UTAH

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