Crystal Thursday – Malachite

Good morning Crystal Lovers it's Crystal Thursday and we are taking a look at Malachite, a copper based mineral found all over the world. Mining is done in countries such as Russia, Africa, France England, Mexico and here in the US. Before we get too far into our conversation about Malachite I would like to … Continue reading Crystal Thursday – Malachite

Crystal Thursday – Ruby Included Zoisite

Good morning crystal lovers we are back with a crystal combination I originally wrote about back in April of 2018 and that is Ruby Included Zoisite. It was first found by an Englishman named Tom Blevins in the Longido area of Tanzania near Mt. Kilimanjaro sometime between 1949 and 1954. My research hasn't pinpointed a … Continue reading Crystal Thursday – Ruby Included Zoisite

Crystal Thursday – Astrophyllite

Good morning crystal lovers. Today's article is about a rare Feldspar called Astrophyllite. My original post was back in March of 2018. In my research for my first post I wasn't able to locate any first find inormation beyond Astrophyllite being found in Norway. This time I found a bit more. The first find was … Continue reading Crystal Thursday – Astrophyllite

Crystal Thursday – Peach Moonstone

Good morning and welcome back. This week we are taking a fresh look at a mineral I originally posted an article about back on the 16th of March in 2018. That mineral, Peach Moonstone, falls into my favorite category which is the Feldspar's. I absolutely love the energy and look of them. My goal is … Continue reading Crystal Thursday – Peach Moonstone

Crystal Thursday – African Turquoise Jasper

Hello crystal lovers today's topic, African Turquoise Jasper, was originally posted back on March 9, 2018. Back when I was researching I had difficulty finding any real concrete information about where it was found. Sure I found some awesome characteristics, but just little enough background to make me question whether it's a real thing. I … Continue reading Crystal Thursday – African Turquoise Jasper

Crystal Thursday – Nuumite

Good morning crystal lovers we are back with another amazing gift of nature this week and we are discussing Nuumite. The original post went up back on March 2, 2018. With it's age estimated to be 3 Billion years old, Nuumite is thought to be the oldest mineral on the planet. It's also one of … Continue reading Crystal Thursday – Nuumite

Crystal Thursday – Black Moonstone

Good Thursday morning everyone. Welcome back to another Crystal Thursday. Today's topic, Black Moonstone, was originally posted on my blog February 23, 2018. This beauty is a member of the Feldspar family and is often confused with Labradorite, another member of the family. I found one source when researching that said Black Moonstone was Labradorite. … Continue reading Crystal Thursday – Black Moonstone

Crystal Thursday – Serpentine

Good morning crystal lovers, welcome to Crystal Thursday. This weeks topic is a moderately rare mineral called Serpentine originally posted to my blog on March 31, 2018. From what I found the name Serpentine has two schools of thought. One says it is the color that is snake like. Being green with occasional flecks of … Continue reading Crystal Thursday – Serpentine

Crystal Thursday – Optical Calcite

Good morning, welcome to Crystal Thursday! The original post for today's discussion was back on February 9, 2018. Our topic is an interesting form of Calcite called Optical Calcite. It's interesting to me because of two things; one is that it's clear and the other is the cool parallelogram shape you find them in. With … Continue reading Crystal Thursday – Optical Calcite

Crystal thursday – Sodalite

Hello everyone, thank you for coming back to join in another Crystal Thursday. This week we’re talking about the beautiful Blue to Blue Violet mineral, Sodalite. My original post was back on December 21 of 2017. This mineral is sometimes confused with Lapis Lazuli. While Lapis does contain some white, Sodalite doesn’t contain pyrite inclusions … Continue reading Crystal thursday – Sodalite