10 Extraordinarily Beautiful Mineral Specimens

Although you probably wouldn’t think of minerals when you hear the word “beautiful” mentioned, you’re about to change your mind here. That’s because there are some very beautiful minerals that you’ll want to feast your eyes upon. A mineral is simply a solid, inorganic represented by a chemical formula and that has an ordered atomic structure. With more than 4,900 minerals known to exist today, you may find it difficult to know what ones are the most picturesque, but this list will help.

Luz Opal With Galaxy Inside

Opals have a play of colors visible within them. However, what makes this one exceptional is that it has what looks like a galaxy within it.

Ocean Inside An Opal

In the same way that the Luz Opal With Galaxy Inside is unique because you can see a galaxy therein, the Ocean Inside an Opal is special because you can see what looks like an ocean within it.