Looking for the perfect gift for the rock-nerd in your life this holiday season? Please check out my friend’s etsy shop, Phenomenal Gems! She hand picks the coolest freaking mineral specimens for her shop AND she has the best crystal prices on the web!
My lab slab from #phenomenalgems on Etsy
Red rocks (at Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre)
Microcline….or Anorthoclase in XPL😁
Found this weirdo muscovite grain in a thin section of the Dawson Formation when we were playing around with sedimentary petrology slides instead of studying for lab final… (at Benson Earth Sciences - UCB)
Yup. No filter. This little guy is one of many fluorescing fluorite specimens available at mi amiga’s etsy crystal shop, Phenomenal gems.. Need to try and cop a piece for myself. very cool 😎
Gneiss (at Chatfield Reservoir Dog Park)
Macro image of an apatite xtal in some matrix