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The Earth’s Treasury 2 at the Natural History Museum London

More from the Earth’s Treasury at the Natural History Museum London.  There is also Earth’s Treasury 1 and The Vault of precious items.

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Fire Opal at Earth's Treasury in the Natural Hstory Museum London

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Red Crystals at Earth's Treasury in the Natural Hstory Museum London

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Yellow Crystals at Earth's Treasury in the Natural Hstory Museum London

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Amethyst Crystals at Earth's Treasury in the Natural Hstory Museum London

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Red Crystal Gem at Earth's Treasury in the Natural Hstory Museum London

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Copal at Earth's Treasury in the Natural Hstory Museum London

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Shell at Earth's Treasury in the Natural Hstory Museum London.

Brown Ore at Earth's Treasury in the Natural Hstory Museum London

And crunchy chocolate cake to finish, I think.

4 responses

  1. We live on a fascinating planet! Love these gems and minerals.

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    February 26, 2016 at 15:36

    • They are extraordinary and take so long to grow. Much longer than it takes to cut them into gems.

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      February 26, 2016 at 16:58

  2. Pass that cake!

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    February 26, 2016 at 19:50

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