A crystal or crystalline solid is a solid material whose constituents, such as atoms, molecules or ions, are arranged in a highly ordered microscopic structure, forming a crystal lattice that extends in all directions. In addition, macroscopic single crystals are usually identifiable by their geometrical shape, consisting of flat faces with specific, characteristic orientations.




This specimen is covered with small bright red crystals. It is an outstanding piece of Vanadanite. Even the base is covered.


This specimen is literally covered in Diopside crystals. Luckily there are pieces of matrix on the outer parts that allow for easy handling.


WOW! This is a very nice display piece with a nice variety of minerals present.


This stalactite is nothing but beauty. It is covered with double terminated Apophyllite crystals and small balls of Stilbite.


Location: Curacao, The Netherlands Antilles


This is an amazing gem crystal of kunzite that shocked me when I first saw it, because it is as clear as glass - not silky like most kunzites, but ...


The Neptunite on this specimen is the most noticeable thing on here.


These new smokies from a gold mine in Bolivia are just world-class, are they not? These actually have wonderful dark smoky phantoms inside, and have ...