Mineral Stones - A Fascinating World of Every Gemstone Mineral Collection
Mineral stones are natural, inorganic substances found in the Earth's crust, formed through geological processes. They emerge from the depths of the Earth, offering a wide range of colors, shapes, and textures. Their origins span from volcanoes to ocean floors, and they often serve as the building blocks of rocks. Minerals are classified based on their chemical composition and crystal structure, resulting in over 4000 known types, including gemstones, ores, and common stones.
The MUNDUS MINERALIS Wall Calendar - Minerals Gemstones Rocks
The MUNDUS MINERALIS Wall Calendar is a tribute to the beauty and diversity of minerals. Each month showcases stunning photographs of minerals, mainly from the collection of Dr. Erika Pohl-Ströher of Switzerland, now displayed in the permanent "terra mineralia" exhibition at Freudenstein Castle. The collection is unique, encompassing an impressive array of gemstones from around the world.
January - Galena, Siderite, and Quartz
January introduces us to the captivating world of mineral stones. Galena, a primary zinc ore, impresses with its dark gray to black color. In contrast, Siderite, an iron carbonate mineral, presents a pale yellow to light brown shade. Quartz, one of the most common minerals and rocks on Earth, impresses with its hardness and diverse forms.
February - Pseudo scepter quartz on amethyst with hematite coating
February highlights the mineral stones Pseudo scepter quartz on amethyst, captivating with its unique hematite coating. The combination of milky quartz with the purple amethyst and the rusty-red hue of hematite creates an impressive aesthetic.
March - Fluorite
March is dedicated to Fluorite, one of the most versatile mineral stones. It is renowned for its vibrant colors and perfect octahedral shape, making it a highlight of every mineral collection.
April - Chalcopyrite on Quartz
April showcases the magnificent Chalcopyrite on Quartz. This mineral gemstone rock displays a fascinating mix of golden chalcopyrite and glittering quartz.
May - Fluorite and Smoky Quartz
May presents a spectacular combination of Fluorite and Smoky Quartz. These two mineral stones provide a contrast between the translucent violet of fluorite and the deep gray of Smoky Quartz, delighting stone and mineral enthusiasts.
June - Desert Rose
June spotlights the Desert Rose, a breathtaking gemstone mineral, renowned for its delicate pink hue and rosette-shaped crystal structure. It's a magnificent gem in every mineral collection.
July - Sphalerite, Galena, and Quartz
July showcases a trio of mineral stones: Sphalerite, Galena, and Quartz. Sphalerite and Galena are essential ore minerals, while quartz is valued for its diversity and hardness. Together, they form a striking ensemble.
August - Azurite on Quartz
In August, the spotlight is on Azurite on Quartz, a breathtaking combination of mineral gemstone rock ores. The deep blue azurite on the glittering quartz is a truly unique beauty in the gemstone and mineral world.
September - Quartz
September features Quartz, one of the most versatile and widespread mineral stones. With its vast range of shapes and colors, quartz is a true star in the mineralogy world.
October - Erythrite (Cobalt Bloom)
October introduces Erythrite or Cobalt Bloom, a striking mineral known for its bright red color. As one of the mineral gemstone rocks, its intense color draws all eyes and stands out in any mineral collection.
November - Augite, Epidote, and Calcite
November showcases the mineral stones Augite, Epidote, and Calcite. These three minerals range from dark green shades to clear white, demonstrating the rich diversity of earth minerals.
December - Topaz
In December, the final month of the calendar, the elegant Topaz is featured, one of the most valued pieces in the jewelry industry among gemstones and rocks. Its spectral shine and hardness make it the perfect conclusion to the MUNDUS MINERALIS Wall Calendar.
The MUNDUS MINERALIS - the Mineral Collection Portfolio Gemstones
Overall, the MUNDUS MINERALIS Wall Calendar presents an impressive selection of mineral stones from all over the world, making it a unique masterpiece and an inspiring journey throughout the year. Order the wall calendar of stone minerals online and enjoy a year full of truly remarkable mineral illustrations.