Minerals – What are they used for?

Collector's Guide: Minerals

Many children are crazy about minerals now because of their passion for the online game, Minecraft.  But do they realise that we are absolutely surrounded by minerals in our daily lives?  Aside from forming the beautiful crystals that we marvel at, minerals are actually incredibly important to modern life.   Minerals ores are mined and used […]

Labradorite What & how does it glow?

Labradorite

Labradorite – did you know? Beautiful Labradorite is named after Labrador.  Where it was first found.  No, not by a golden coloured sniffer dog ha! Labradorite Optical Qualities: Labradorite is a  highly prized and much admired mineral.  What exactly is it and why does it do that amazing glowing thing?  Labradorite is sought after and […]