Bright Dioptase crystals that appear to be stalactitic in form but are actually overgrown on needle-like crystals of an unidentified brown mineral. The specimen is columnar in form with bright sparkly crystals on all sides
shattuckite of a vivid blue color, in soft rolling carpets of acicular tiny crystals, filling a shallow cavity on this matrix specimen. The curving of the pocket, and the banded rim around it, combined with the accent of sparklling green malachite
Exceptional specimen featuring a large Spessartine Garnet with smaller Spessartines on Albite! From the Shigar Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan. Credit: Kevin Ward Visit Amazing Geologist for more. Looks like dessert!