Author: A love for minerals

Submission Saturday is Back! 

Submission Saturday is Back! 

It’s been quite awhile and I’ve missed seeing all the lovely stones and collections you all share with us. We have some Helpful Guidelines you can find on our Submission Page . Thank you so much! We’ll be posting everything we can throughout the day and anything that doesn’t make it this Saturday, will be queued first for next Submission Saturday. We can’t wait to see what you’ve got for us!

Siderite & ChalcopyriteLocality: Kaiwu Mi…

Siderite & Chalcopyrite


Kaiwu Mine, Hezhang Co., Bijie, Guizhou, China

Size: 10.1 cm

Hematite QuartzLocality: Jinlong hill, Longch…

Hematite Quartz


Jinlong hill, Longchuan Co. (Lungchuan Co.), Heyuan, Guangdong, China

Size:14.5 cm

Fluorite Friday.

Hello! Fluorite Friday, I’m thinking of making it a thing. Would anyone be interested? It has such variety of color and shape. We’d love to showcase it every Friday. Thoughts? Thanks!

this might be a weird ask, but i know nothing …

this might be a weird ask, but i know nothing about crystals and minerals. i like to go through your blog for the shiny rocks. it’s goblin culture

Thank you 🙂 We’re happy you enjoy it! 

Boulder Opal in IronstoneLocality: Quilpie, Q…

Boulder Opal in Ironstone


Quilpie, Quilpie Shire, Queensland, Australia.

Size: Cabinet

Spessartine Garnet atop Smoky QuartzLocality: …

Spessartine Garnet atop Smoky Quartz


Wushan Spessartine Mine, Tongbei, Yunxiao Co., Zhangzhou Prefecture, Fujian Province, China.


5.4 cm by 6 cm by 4.7 cm

Pyrite on MatrixLocality: Ampliación a Victor…

Pyrite on Matrix


Ampliación a Victoria Mine, Navajún, La Rioja, Spain


20.3 x 17.8 x 10.2 cm

Rhodochrosite Blades with CalciteLocality: Ma…

Rhodochrosite Blades with Calcite


Madan Ore Field, Rhodope Mountains, Smolyan Oblast, Bulgaria


20.3 x 15.2 x 12.7 cm

Sulfur sitting atop Calcite or Aragonite Matri…

Sulfur sitting atop Calcite or Aragonite Matrix


Agrigento (Girgenti), Agrigento Province, Sicily, Italy


12.7 x 8.4 x 9 cm