Alexandrite - Atlantis Institute Crystals Encyclopedia


Alexandrite is an extremely rare gemstone initially discovered in the Sanarka River in Russia's southern Ural Mountains. The chemical composition exhibits Chrysoberyl's variants consisting of a chrysoberyl cat's eye and transparent Chrysoberyl, yet has chromium as an impurity along with iron and titanium, which accounts for its distinctive ability to change colour. The only type o


Amber - Atlantis Institute Crystals Encyclopedia


Amber is derived from fossilised tree resin and can also be found in coal seams, where it is termed as resinite. Therefore not technically a Crystal The types of Amber vary due to the degree and mix of chemical compounds. As Amber originates as a soft and sticky resin mass that transforms to copal, it can also contain traces of plant and animal inclusions. Amber can be found along coasts as it is cast up


 Agate – Atlantis Institute Crystals Encyclopedia


Agate is a crystal of primary formation which means it was formed from molten magma. This usually happens in cavities in volcanoes where the combination of chemistry and structural arrangements of mineral deposits, atoms and substances pass from gas or liquid into a solid state or by means of going out of solution by precipitation or ev


Pyrite (Cubes) - International Crystals Encyclopedia https://www.atlantisinstitute.org/  
Origin - the place or situation from which something comes, the beginning of something’s existence, the point from which it starts out, t


  Origin The Carnelian crystal is a perfect pick-me-up stone. It is largely found in India and derives from a mineral of the Quartz family known as Chalcedony (Cryptocrystalline). Its name descends from the Latin word meaning fle