That is beautiful. However, I don't think I'd want to be any closer to it.
Ingierstrand in Oslo, Norway
Our feeblest contemplations of the Cosmos stir us -- there is a tingling in the spine, a catch in the voice, a faint sensation, as if a distant memory, of falling from a height. We know we are approaching the greatest of mysteries.” - Carl Sagan
Elbaite with Lepidolite and Albite - California
An astronaut's spacesuit
Mordenite on Blue Chalcedony | Maharashtra, India
Eye of a common blue dragonfly
Rhodochrosite with Quartz from Colorado
Rustic penne shrimp pasta in a parmesan cream sauce. Can be done with chicken too..