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One Word Photo Challenge: Purple

Spanish Fluorite Crystals

Spanish Fluorite Crystals

Purple Spanish fluorite crystals with bevelled edges. The field of view is about 2.0 cm

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Inspired by Jennifer’s One Word Photo Challenge

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22 replies

  1. This is absolutely beautiful. I can’t believe how geometric it is- or that you have a stone for every color! Thanks for posting Maggie, keep up the beautiful work.

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  2. Thanks, Jennifer. Fluorite is one of those minerals that comes in just about any color imagined. I’m glad you like it.

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  3. Interesting shot – I thought it was an uncut amethyst at first until I read the caption.

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  4. Oh wow! Did you take that picture? I wonder what it would look like under UV . . .

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    • Hey!- yes, all of the minerals photos were taken by moi. Talk about a steep learning curve there! Lot’s of room for improvement, but quite often the subject compensates for any fuzzy work on my part. I don’t know if this fluoresces or not. Not all fluorites do. I’ll have to check that out! Do you collect minerals?

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      • I think your mineral pic was great! Well framed and pretty. While I don’t collect minerals I do collect Science Knowledge (the best kind there is!). I also really like things that fluoresce.

        In the photos section of my blog I have science-based pics I took while I was still doing research if you’re interested. Mostly of the gel electrophoresis box lit up with LED lights.

        If you get a chance you should see if the fluorite fluoresces with UV. That would be a totally amazing pic as well.

        Thanks for sharing!

        🙂

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  5. Gorgeous, Em!! – and so unusual ! I hereby give you the M.R. Purple Non-Prose Award. [grin]

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  6. Stunning image! Love the purple.

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  7. Thank you! I’m glad you like it. This is a favourite of mine.

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  8. What an amazing photo of a Fluorite cluster! Beautiful lighting, and a beautiful angle! I loved your turquoise piece for the blue challenge, also. I enjoy collecting minerals also, and especially Amethyst and rainbow Fluorite. I will look forward to more lovely mineral photos from you;-) Best wishes,WG

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