Sunday, January 27, 2008

Glimmer & Glow

More from the Natural History Museum:

Close-ups of rutilated quartz (above) and two different, and huge topaz crystals (below):

Here's the whole crystals, for comparison. I would estimate that the yellow one is well over two feet tall!

5 comments:

imac said...

Has someone bought you pressies?? haha.

WoW , great stuff worth a few £££ then eh.haha.

Old Wom Tigley said...

Have you heard of ''Blue John'' it was mined nearby in Derbyshire, it is now quite rare... Google Blue John's Mine it really is beautiful.

Shionge said...

Very interesting shots pal :D

oldmanlincoln said...

Wow. this is beautiful.

photowannabe said...

Beautiful shots Ash. they almost look like abstract art. I like...