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|The deposit extends about 120 km east from Anena to Anakondro, and nearly 100 km north from Anena to Antaralava.|
Wednesday, 30 October 2013
Tuesday, 29 October 2013
Sunday, 27 October 2013
|Divers have brought to shore a 570-kilogram (1,256 pounds) chunk of a meteorite which had blazed over the Russian town of Chelyabinsk in February. Its impact was the largest on record in decades.|
The meteorite shower on February 7 over Chelybinsk - just north of Kazahkstan - left at least 1,200 injured and reportedly damaged a number of buildings. Media reports estimated the shock wave from the meteor was as strong as roughly 20 nuclear bombs.
Friday, 25 October 2013
Thursday, 24 October 2013
Wednesday, 23 October 2013
Monday, 21 October 2013
|Citrine. Quartz crystal from the La Gardette Mine, Bourg d’Oisans, France.|
Quartz : clear quartz crystal from Arkansas. Has intersecting quartz rod giving the appearance of "the Sword in the Stone"
|Tanzanite : natural deep blue tanzanite crystal.|
Cornetite : deep blue cornetite. From Etoile Mine, Katanga, Democratic Republic of Congo.
|Tourmaline on Quartz - Jonas Mine, Brazil.|
Fluorite crystal on a matrix of granite. From Piemonte, Italy.
|Star Moonstone from Burma|
Cat’s Eye Sillimanite from India.
|Mozambique ruby, Madagascar blue sapphire, and a Madagascar purple sapphire.|