Monday, 20 February 2017

Picture of the Day 19.02.17 - Precious Stones

We visited the Natural History Museum with the children yesterday and the mineral and rock collection scattered across different parts of the museum is brilliant.  I couldn't stop taking pictures and this is one of my favourite:




I thought it was amethyst at first, but this is a rare kind of Fluorite called Blue John only found in Derbyshire, England, a source which is almost exhausted.  The banded patterning on it is just beautiful, subhan'Allah for Allah's creations.

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