Beauty of Art and Images for you

On this page, I search for my readers the art, the beauty, the creativity, the impressionism …. where are, in our life

The beauty of nature’s images

I was looking for you – my dear friends – images that bring together the beauty of natural rocks, the charm of colors, and the beauty of photography.
I hope you find a great pleasure


Precious opal (« black opal ») from Nevada, USA. (public display, Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, Illinois, USA)


Opal from Mexico. (SDSM 249, South Dakota School of Mines Museum of Geology, Rapid City, South Dakota, USA)


Precious opal from Australia. (public display, Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Denver, Colorado, USA)


Zoned precious opal from the Pliocene of Idaho, USA. (public display, Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology Mineral Museum, Butte, Montana, USA)


Opal from the Cenozoic of Oregon, USA.


Precious opal from the Tertiary of Ethiopia. (1.5 cm across at its widest)


Kaolinite after agate (Salta Jacui, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil)


Lazurite after scapolite (Sar-e-Sang Mines, Kokcha Valley, Badakhshan, Afghanistan)


Precious opal (Shewa Province, Ethiopia)


Opalite (Thomas Range, Utah, USA)


Precious opal from Australia. (CIS 212-83, Cranbrook Institute of Science collection, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA)


Author for all photos: James St. John  (Thanks James).Source:


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10 Comments on “The beauty of nature’s images: …(1b) BEAUTY OF THE ROCKS

  1. Delighted my dear friend and colleague.
    I am also a research scientist in physical and human geography. I love the geological elements that I look with 4 eyes (2 scientists and 2 artists) 😉 😉

  2. Wow, what a wonderful job. You are able to witness some beautiful formations of earth, how cool is that!

  3. I am a research scientist geographer, I love rocks, fossils, minerals, and geological forms of the earth. I really like my little collection in my office.
    happy to give you the pleasure of these rocks.

  4. How marvelous! Opal is so vibrant and colourful. It flashes it’s beauty, sometimes eloquently sometimes deliberately. Love these, thank you.

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