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Habit: The Descriptive Term Used in Mineralogy

This description includes all the crystal’s visible characteristics, general shape, and its crystallographic forms, as well as how developed each form is.   In mineralogy, shape, and size give rise... Read More

Crystallography

All minerals are crystalline. If a mineral is allowed to grow unhindered it will develop a characteristic three-dimensional shape, a crystal. A crystalline material is a solid in which the... Read More

Crystal Systems - The Six Classifications

  According to the maximum symmetry of their faces; the systems are cubic (isometric), hexagonal/trigonal (regarded as a single system), tetragonal, orthorhombic, monoclinic, and triclinic. Each system is defined by... Read More

Chakras: Energy Centers of the Human Body

The entire universe is made of energy, and your body is no exception.   Long before our modern world of technology and science, ancient cultures lived with the knowledge that... Read More

Birthstones

The custom of wearing birthstone jewelry became fashionable in Poland in the fifteenth or sixteenth century. But its origins, most gem scholars agree, is associated with the Breastplate of Aaron... Read More

How Spinner Rings Can Calm Anxiety

AUTHOR MICAH ABRAHAM, BSC October 28, 2018   There is no substitute for comprehensive anxiety treatment. Anxiety is not the type of condition that you can simply wish away, and ideally,... Read More