Monika Heidemann

Monika Heidemann

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Dunite

A thin section (a microscope slice) of dunite from Dun reveals the beautiful coloration, under polarised light, of interlocking grains of olivine. The small black grains are chromite, which is opaque under the microscope.

Strained quartz crystal in a metaluminous granite. Strain has caused the quartz crystal to deform into domains with slightly different extinction angles. Cross polarized light, DIG-D

Texture, Geology, Searching, Earth Science, Art Installations, Chemistry, Fossils, Gems, Colours, Minerals, Gemstones, Surface Finish, Search, Rhinestones, Jewel, Geography, Pattern

Rocks and minerals under a microscope are art!  This is a schist as it appears under the microscope.

mica schist - isotropic minerals are garnet. This rock is in the garnet zone of metamorphism.

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Qiu Shengxian (邱胜贤; b1955, Jiangxi Province, China)

Qiu Shengxian (邱胜贤; b1955, Jiangxi Province, China)

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sachinteng: “ 30 Day Challenge // Day 24 // Something That Represents Your Favorite Culture I’m Buddhist and I’ve always loved the imagery even before I was. The wrathful deities from Tibetan and Mahayana art always fascinated me as a kid.

Craig Kosak, my new favorite artist, although I couldn't begin to afford any of his work!