Thursday, July 19, 2012

Rock Photography Set IX

This past weekend I worked in the Rocks & Relics booth helping out my friend Dave do the San Raphael Gem Faire. Sunday morning was rather quiet and so I had the opportunity to explore the booth with my camera and below is what I captured for your enjoyment (I hope).

Madagascan ocean jasper Chinese-carved lizards.
Madagascan ocean jasper Chinese-carved frogs.
Australian chrysoprase Chinese-carved koalas.
Madagascan ocean jasper Chinese-carved lizards.
Brazilian and Madagascan polished quartz points.
Extinct palm frond leaf imprints from Green River Formation in Wyoming.
Fibrous Malachite from Katanga Province, Congo.
Druzy quartz atop botryoidal chalcedony in stalactitic formations within agatized coral from Florida.
Polished but naturally smokey quartz from Minas Gerais, Brazil.
Various Indian zeolite minerals including colorless and green apophyllites, stilbite, and druzy quartz.
Fish plate from Green River Formation, Wyoming.
Large phallic Shiva lingham stones from India.
Blue celestite from Madagascar.
Various forms of quartz from various localities around the world.
Moroccan selenite egg.
Green aphophyllite with stilbite from India.
Hiddenite form of spodumene.
Polished blue kyanite from India.
Green apatite from Mexico.
Fish plate from Green River Formation, Wyoming.
Blue dog-tooth celestite crystals from Madagascar.
Polished ammonite halves from Morocco.
Naturally smoky quartz skull from Minas Gerais, Brazil.
All photos by Kim Patrick Noyes (all rights reserved).


  1. Very interesting specimens. Thank you for the photos.


  2. I personally like the quartz pieces...and the fossils but found the lingam stones interesting. How come there were no yoni stones? lol...Alliso

  3. Getting better all the time, Kim.

  4. Amzing arts on the rocks and crystals.thanks for posting them