”Mineral” is not the first thing to come to mind when you hear the word “beauty,” and that‘s a pity because they look so, so pretty. This selection of some of the most beautiful minerals and stones in the world will be a feast for your eyes.

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 the most beautiful ones that we and our readers could find.

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#1 Sunset Fire Opal

Sunset Fire Opal

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SharonHunter 1 year ago

Would love to own this...my very own private sunset...absolutely beautiful...

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#2 Luz Opal With Galaxy Inside

Luz Opal With Galaxy Inside

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CharlotteAuxFraises 1 year ago

Who's to say that our universe might not be observed in a similar manner in a reality unknown to us?!

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#6 Opal Fossil

Opal Fossil

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AustinNguyen 1 year ago

Reminds me of a hatching dinosaur egg

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#8 Rose Quartz Geode

Rose Quartz Geode

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LaurieScarborough 1 year ago

Stunning!

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#9 Fluorite

Fluorite

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NikitaJagora 1 year ago

Netherite Ore Imbibe into gear for +5 Dark ATK, +5 INT

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#10 Burmese Tourmaline

Burmese Tourmaline

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AnthonyGunawan 1 year ago

I bet it tastes like blueberry

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#11 Titanium Quartz

Titanium Quartz

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KrissyBoyce 1 year ago

Absolutely Gorgeous !

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#12 Scolecite

Scolecite

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AngelaScarber 1 year ago

It's a mini Fortress of Solitude!

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#13 Chrysocolla In Malachite

Chrysocolla In Malachite

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llbuccola 1 year ago

It's like owning your own underground cavern!

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#14 Watermelon Tourmaline

Watermelon Tourmaline

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AlisonBoroski 1 year ago

Deliciously gorgeous!

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#15 Azurite

Azurite

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KrissyBoyce 1 year ago

Reminds me of an abstract rose , beautiful !

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#16 Bismuth

Bismuth

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KathyVondracek 1 year ago

Sunrise in a tiny abalone city, built upon an abalone lake.

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#17 Rhodochrosite

Rhodochrosite

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AlisonBoroski 1 year ago

Nature's beautiful juxtaposition.

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#19 Realgar On Calcite

Realgar On Calcite

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KathyVondracek 1 year ago

Red Kryptonite settled atop an iceberg.

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#21 Fluorite/quartz/pyrite Combination

Fluorite/quartz/pyrite Combination

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KathyVondracek 1 year ago

A shower of gold dust captured in ice.

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#22 Cobaltocalcite

Cobaltocalcite

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JenBrant 1 year ago

To me, it looks like lots of little faces, screaming. Still pretty though. :)

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#23 Tourmaline On Quartz With Lepidolite And Cleavelandite

Tourmaline On Quartz With Lepidolite And Cleavelandite

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RebeccaDavis 1 year ago

Dragonflies ....fashioned by goblins in the depths of the earth....

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#24 Rhodochrosite

Rhodochrosite

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SophieKibble 1 year ago

It look's like bubblegum!

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#25 Crocoite

Crocoite

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NikitaJagora 1 year ago

Cinnamon sticks in frosting

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