Category Archives: Rocks (Stone/Rock/Geo Category)
Mount Erebus, Antarctica – Photo Gallery – Pictures, More From National Geographic Magazine.
“Orthoceras (“straight horn”) is a genus of extinct nautiloid cephalopod.* “A cephalopod is any member of the molluscan class Cephalopoda (Greek plural Κεφαλόποδα (kephalópoda); “head-feet”). These exclusively marine animals are characterized by bilateral body symmetry, a prominent head, and a … Continue reading
Onyx is a member of the Chalcedony family which also includes carnelian, agate, bloodstone, adventurine, etc. The Chalcedony family “ is a cryptocrystalline form of silica, composed of very fine intergrowths of the minerals quartz and moganite.“* Onyx comes in … Continue reading
I’ve been fangling with the idea of creating some of my own jewelry and about how I could incorporate rocks/gems/stones into talismans without buying pendants that cost more. This seems like an excellant way to do it… only I don’t … Continue reading
These are two Rubies I bought a couple days ago with the aforementioned Garnets also at The Crystal Fox in Laurel, Maryland. Here is there website again: