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How calcite enabled the Viking raids

How calcite enabled the Viking raids

The Vikings were one of the most fearsome and successful seafaring peoples of the medieval period, known for their raiding and trading expeditions across Europe and beyond. One of the...

How calcite enabled the Viking raids

The Vikings were one of the most fearsome and successful seafaring peoples of the medieval period, known for their raiding and trading expeditions across Europe and beyond. One of the...

How is Quartz Mined?

How is Quartz Mined?

Quartz is a common mineral that is widely used in a variety of applications, including in electronics, jewelry, and construction. Quartz crystals are particularly prized for their unique properties, including...

How is Quartz Mined?

Quartz is a common mineral that is widely used in a variety of applications, including in electronics, jewelry, and construction. Quartz crystals are particularly prized for their unique properties, including...

A Little About Selenite / Satin Spar

A Little About Selenite / Satin Spar

Satin Spar or Selenite is a very interesting mineral, it looks very pretty and can be an amazing addition to a collection, but it can get a bit confusing. Well,...

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A Little About Selenite / Satin Spar

Satin Spar or Selenite is a very interesting mineral, it looks very pretty and can be an amazing addition to a collection, but it can get a bit confusing. Well,...

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Best Crystals To Give As Gifts

Best Crystals To Give As Gifts

Holiday season is here and as much as it has been told us that the gift giving tradition is an evil plot masterminded by our corporate overlords, it’s actually quite...

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Best Crystals To Give As Gifts

Holiday season is here and as much as it has been told us that the gift giving tradition is an evil plot masterminded by our corporate overlords, it’s actually quite...

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Baltic Amber

Baltic Amber

The Alpine region can boast about being rich with Alpine Quartz, Finland can be proud of its Spectrolite (Labradorite), Brazil and Uruguay about dark purple Amethyst etc. Everyone has something...

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Baltic Amber

The Alpine region can boast about being rich with Alpine Quartz, Finland can be proud of its Spectrolite (Labradorite), Brazil and Uruguay about dark purple Amethyst etc. Everyone has something...

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What to do with Broken Crystals?

What to do with Broken Crystals?

I think all of us, crystal collectors, at some point have some crystals break. No matter how much care we take of these little (or laaaarge) beauties, sometimes we just...

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What to do with Broken Crystals?

I think all of us, crystal collectors, at some point have some crystals break. No matter how much care we take of these little (or laaaarge) beauties, sometimes we just...

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