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    20 Of Nature's Most Awesome Minerals

    People think minerals are boring. People are wrong because science.

    Some of these minerals are so rare they make diamonds look like gravel. Others have a unique structure or color. All of them are beautiful. Click on the picture for more information about each mineral.

    Crocoite

    Taaffeite

    Astrophyllite

    Jeremejevite

    Cavansite

    Thomsonite

    Pyromorphite

    Rhodochrosite

    Malachite

    Salammoniac

    Vanadinite

    Spherocobaltite

    Dioptase

    Carletonite

    Zoisite

    Linarite

    Spectrolite

    Idrialite

    Benitoite

    Smithsonite