25 Minerals And Stones More Beautiful Than Diamonds

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“Mineral” might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of “beauty” but this selection of the world’s most beautiful minerals and stones is going to change your mind.

 

A mineral is a “naturally occurring substance that is solid and inorganic representable by a chemical formula, and has an ordered atomic structure.” Rocks, unlike minerals, don’t have a specific chemical composition, and can be made of both minerals or non-minerals. Although there are over 4,900 known types of minerals, the ones here are just a small sample of beauty our planet has to offer.

 

Without further adieu,let your eyes feast on some of the world’s most beautiful minerals and stones straight from Mother Earth. And they say diamond’s are a girls best friend…not anymore!
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