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The Earth’s Treasury 2 at the Natural History Museum London

More from the Earth’s Treasury at the Natural History Museum London.  There is also Earth’s Treasury 1 and The Vault of precious items.

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Fire Opal at Earth's Treasury in the Natural Hstory Museum London

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Red Crystals at Earth's Treasury in the Natural Hstory Museum London

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Yellow Crystals at Earth's Treasury in the Natural Hstory Museum London

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Amethyst Crystals at Earth's Treasury in the Natural Hstory Museum London

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Red Crystal Gem at Earth's Treasury in the Natural Hstory Museum London

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Copal at Earth's Treasury in the Natural Hstory Museum London

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Shell at Earth's Treasury in the Natural Hstory Museum London.

Brown Ore at Earth's Treasury in the Natural Hstory Museum London

And crunchy chocolate cake to finish, I think.


Earth’s Treasury at the Natural History Museum London

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It would be rather marvelous to think that this opalescent wonder is a moon rock.  Even more marvelous to realise that it came from our own Earth. 

More pics with an ocean in a small opal and still more at the Vault and more at Earth’s Treasury 2 .

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Small Blue Opal in Earth's Treasury at the Natural History Museum

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This a real monster at around three feet tall, but it lacked a little colour, so a tiny tweak and ~

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If that were a drink it would be so delicious.

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Opal in Earth's Treasury at the Natural History Museum

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Milky Opal in Earth's Treasury at the Natural History Museum

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Mineral Slice in Earth's Treasury at the Natural History Museum

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Small Colection of Gemstones in Earth's Treasury at the Natural History Museum

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Red Gemstone Rings in Earth's Treasury at the Natural History Museum

There are literally hundreds of these.
Colecton of Gemstone Rings in Earth's Treasury at the Natural History Museum

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Shell and Coral in Earth's Treasury at the Natural History Museum

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Carved Meershaum Pipe in Earth's Treasury at the Natural History MuseumI’m not sure what a carved meerschaum pipe is doing here but I think she would be welcome anywhere.

Such wonders all around,
We need but stop and search the ground,
We need but pause and view the sky,
And cherish time before end is nigh.