Posts tagged pretty things.

solarbird:

nubbsgalore:

russia’s lake baikal, the world’s oldest, largest and deepest freshwater lake, freezes over for half the year, creating the clear, turquoise ice seen in these photos by (click pic) alexey kharitonovalexey trofimov, santorifotovalery chernodedov and dmitriy sharov. (see also: more russia and lake baikal posts)

Here, have some utterly fantastic beauty. Clearly we need it about now.

(via lampfaced)

mineralists:

Calcite with Mottramite

mineralists:

Calcite with Mottramite

bijoux-et-mineraux:

Fluorite - Dal’negorsk Tetyuche, Kavalerovo Mining District, Primorskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region, Russia

bijoux-et-mineraux:

Fluorite - Dal’negorsk Tetyuche, Kavalerovo Mining District, Primorskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region, Russia

ggeology:

Epididymit and Aegirine

ggeology:

Epididymit and Aegirine

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bijoux-et-mineraux:

Blue Barite

bijoux-et-mineraux:

Blue Barite

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Seb Janiak

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libutron:

Apatite | ©Giazotto Mineral Collection
Panasqueira, Covilhã, Castelo Branco District, Portugal.

libutron:

Apatite | ©Giazotto Mineral Collection

Panasqueira, Covilhã, Castelo Branco District, Portugal.

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mineralists:

White stalactites of Aragonite perched alongside green Fluorite!Rogerley Mine, England

mineralists:

White stalactites of Aragonite perched alongside green Fluorite!
Rogerley Mine, England

mineralists:

FluoriteRogerly Mine, England

mineralists:

Fluorite
Rogerly Mine, England

fuckyeahmineralogy:

Beryl var. Aquamarine with Albite; Skardu Road, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan

fuckyeahmineralogy:

Beryl var. Aquamarine with Albite; Skardu Road, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan

ethicfail:

Nature; No Photoshop required.

1. Lenticular Clouds
2. Anvil Clouds
3. Cirrus Kelvin-Helmholtz Clouds
4. Fallstreak Hole
5. Mammatus Clouds
6. Polar Stratospheric Cloud
7. Roll Cloud
8. Undulatus Asperatus
9. Mammatus Clouds
10. Undulatus Asperatus

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fuckyeahmineralogy:

Beryl var. Aquamarine with Fluorite on Muscovite; Nagar, Hunza Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan, Northern Areas of Pakistan

fuckyeahmineralogy:

Beryl var. Aquamarine with Fluorite on Muscovite; Nagar, Hunza Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan, Northern Areas of Pakistan

mineralists:

Bixbyte on Topaz

mineralists:

Bixbyte on Topaz

mineralists:

Willamette WonderThe Willamette meteorite is the largest ever found in North America. A settler named Ellis Hughes found the meteorite in Oregon in 1902 and moved the 15.5-ton iron rock to his own property.

mineralists:

Willamette Wonder
The Willamette meteorite is the largest ever found in North America.
A settler named Ellis Hughes found the meteorite in Oregon in 1902 and moved the 15.5-ton iron rock to his own property.

ifuckingloveminerals:

Gold
Truncated octahedral crystals of pure gold.

ifuckingloveminerals:

Gold

Truncated octahedral crystals of pure gold.

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