Monthly Archives April 2011

Geode crystal formations

The geode formation is one of the most attractive crystalline formations you can find in the mineral world. They are cavities (often roundish in shape) inside rock which are lined with crystals, often in different colored layers. Such cavities are also called vugs. Not all geodes have an empty space within them; some geodes are solid cavities filled up with another type of mineral (like thundereggs). Geodes are common in sedimentary rocks, but can also be found in igneous rocks. Most geodes are comprised of quartz or chalcedony lining the interior, while the exterior is of another type of rock,
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Crystal jewelry

Crystals have been worn as jewelry for a very long time. Precious and semi-precious stones were always chosen as suitable jewelry. Ancient civilizations like Egyptian, Mayan, Sumerian and Phoenician civilizations all extolled the wearing of crystals as jewelry. The tradition of wearing jewelry is still alive today, albeit very watered down. Lots of people today wear jewelry made of precious or semi-precious crystals without realizing the significance. Some of the ways crystals can be worn include as rings, bracelets, ankle bracelets, pendants, or around the head. Almost any kind of crystal is suitable for jewelry as long as it is
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