science Rock Cycle - When picking rocks for hardscapes use Metamorphic rock, especially with water (so it doesn't leach anything into water) also important to know what type of rockscape animals may have evolved in.
World's largest Quartz crystal cluster on display in Crystal Gallery, Swakopmund, Namibia. This is the world's largest quartz cluster, discovered in 1985 at the bottom of a 45 meter deep cave in the Otjua mine near Karibib in Namibia.
Nestling on the slopes of Wangsan, one of the peaks in the Jirisan region (Korea), is a giant turtle-shaped rock weighing 127 tonnes. Its shell is carved with ornate designs. It rests flat against the mountainside.
Bismuth Geode/ bismuth that has been grown and cooled in an eggshell! Apparently bismuth is one of the easiest crystals to grow yourself. Bismuth does not naturally occur in geode form. What fun to create your own dragon's egg!
Might need to get some agate slabs at the next gem show! Artist Polke Sigmar's Agate Stone Windows designed for the Grossmünster in Zurich. Sigmar produced 7 cathedral windows made from translucent Agate found around the world.