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.




If you look at this very nice hematite, you will see my hand and camera reflected. That is how shiney this hematite is.


Unfortunately in order to show the great crystal structure in the picture I had to sacrifice showing the amazing shine covering the entire piece. ...


This Piece of Hematite Pseudomorph after Magnetite is in amazing condition.


The hemimorphite from this location are well known for their delicate clear crystals that form beautiful sprays on the limonite matrix.


This is a nice specimen from the classic location at Mapimi, Mexico. The rosasite really adds nice color and contrast and displays well.


This is a very cool piece. The iridescence takes place on the defined octahedral crystals, but on the base, where the contact was, it is the usual ...


Jeremejevite is listed as one of the 10 rarest stones on the earth.


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 ...