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libutron:

Sapphire blue crystals on matrix | ©Webshop for mineral collectors
Eifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.
Sapphire is a blue gem variety of Corundum (an aluminum oxide), but other colored varieties of Corundum are also described as Sapphire, except red Corundum, which is better known as Ruby. 
Reference: [1]
Sep 2, 2014 / 317 notes

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Sapphire blue crystals on matrix | ©Webshop for mineral collectors

Eifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

Sapphire is a blue gem variety of Corundum (an aluminum oxide), but other colored varieties of Corundum are also described as Sapphire, except red Corundum, which is better known as Ruby. 

Reference: [1]

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Portrait of kabuki actor Jitsukawa Enjaku II as Danshichi Kurobei’, woodblock print by Natori Shunsen (1926).
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Portrait of kabuki actor Jitsukawa Enjaku II as Danshichi Kurobei’, woodblock print by Natori Shunsen (1926).

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bijoux-et-mineraux:

Cobaltoan Calcite - Morocco
Aug 19, 2014 / 187 notes

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Cobaltoan Calcite - Morocco

Aug 19, 2014 / 624 notes

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Wavellite - Avant mine, Garland Co., Arkansas

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Sodalite - Kokscha Valley, Badakshan Province, Afghanistan
Aug 18, 2014 / 97 notes

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Sodalite - Kokscha Valley, Badakshan Province, Afghanistan

bijoux-et-mineraux:

Achroite Tourmaline - Mawi, Nuristan, Laghman Prov., Afghanistan
Aug 17, 2014 / 210 notes

bijoux-et-mineraux:

Achroite Tourmaline - Mawi, Nuristan, Laghman Prov., Afghanistan

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The Customs House, Morning Effect ~ Claude Monet
Aug 17, 2014 / 811 notes

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The Customs House, Morning Effect Claude Monet

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Vanadinite - Vein 12, Taouz, Er Rachidia Province, Morocco
Aug 13, 2014 / 1,055 notes

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Vanadinite - Vein 12, Taouz, Er Rachidia Province, Morocco

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Elbaite Tourmaline - Paprok, Afghanistan
Aug 10, 2014 / 109 notes

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Elbaite Tourmaline - Paprok, Afghanistan

bijoux-et-mineraux:

Andradite, Quartz and Hedenbergite - Avessalos, Serifos Island, Greece
 
Aug 9, 2014 / 238 notes

bijoux-et-mineraux:

Andradite, Quartz and Hedenbergite - Avessalos, Serifos Island, Greece

 

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Blue Rutilated Quartz
Aug 9, 2014 / 675 notes
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Spessartine and Smoky Quartz - Wushan Spessartine Mine, Tongbei, Yunxiao Co., Zhangzhou Prefecture, Fujian Prov., China
Aug 9, 2014 / 331 notes

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Spessartine and Smoky Quartz - Wushan Spessartine Mine, Tongbei, Yunxiao Co., Zhangzhou Prefecture, Fujian Prov., China

dionyssos:

Henri de Toulouse - Lautrec , Young Routy at Castle Celeyran
Aug 9, 2014 / 76 notes

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Henri de Toulouse - Lautrec , Young Routy at Castle Celeyran

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Blue Apatite Rough Nugget and Gold Necklace by Arts et Bijoux on Etsy
Aug 7, 2014 / 2 notes

Blue Apatite Rough Nugget and Gold Necklace by Arts et Bijoux on Etsy

bijoux-et-mineraux:

Rhodochrosite on Quartz - Sunnyside Mine, Silverton District, San Juan County, Colorado
Aug 5, 2014 / 340 notes

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Rhodochrosite on Quartz - Sunnyside Mine, Silverton District, San Juan County, Colorado