Fake Smoky Quartz – Irradiation Smokey Quartz Recently i came across Artificially dark (Almost Black) Smoky quartz and Irradiation Smoky Quartz, which both are NOT Natural! Irradiation of mineral specimens is a fairly common thing, as it is simple to turn colourless quartz into deep black smoky quartz. These natural smoky quartz crystals tend to
The Green Witch: Your Complete Guide to the Natural Magic of Herbs, Flowers, Essential Oils, and More Discover the power of natural magic and healing through herbs, flowers, and essential oils in this new guide to green witchcraft. At her core, the green witch is a naturalist, an herbalist, a wise woman, and a healer.
What is Septarian Stone? Septarian nodules are unique in that they were formed as a result of volcanic eruptions and attracted dead sea life chemically bonding them to the sediment and forming mud balls. They are composed of Calcite, which makes up the yellow centres and Aragonite which are the brown lines. The outer grey
Quartz vs Glass Smelt Quartz” is commonly sold as a variety of quartz, especially from many eBay vendors. “Smelt Quartz” is not quartz at all, it is common glass, which is made from melting quartz in the presence another compound (called a flux) which lowers the melting temperature. Glass is
Selenite vs Stain Spar Let’s give details and shed some light on the mislabeled crystal Selenite. SELENITE AND SATIN SPAR ARE NOT THE SAME THING! Yes, they ARE in the same family (gypsum) (More Info Below) and yes they do look kinda similar but here are the main differences: •Satin Spar is usually cheaper than
Useful information for Crystal Users Browse down this page to find the Crystal Guide you need! Healing Crystals: The A-Z Guide to 555 Gemstones There are hundreds of types of quartz crystals, and more being found all the time. The names of many are not always consistent. You might be confused by someone
What are the crystals? crystals are all about shapes, sizes and chemical compositions which reveal astounding atomic symmetry since they are solids that form a regularly repeated pattern of molecules connected together. Crystals are minerals formed underground from three-dimensional repeating patterns of atoms. A crystal’s appearance depends upon the natural characteristics of its type and