Saturday, 28 September 2013
Thursday, 26 September 2013
|Mozambique paraiba tourmalines. 6.0 carats and 5.53 carats.|
Burmese Red Spinel. 10.2 carats. In normal lighting conditions this gem is deep purplish red; under bright lighting the gem comes alive.
|Green grossular is a variety of the garnet family. 12.04 carats. Varying amounts of vanadium and chromium account for the intensity of the green. |
Golden brown sphene from Burma. This stone weighs 40.33 carats.
|Vietnamese Blue Spinel. 2.59 carats.|
Mozambique Ruby. 3.16 carats.
|Sri Lankan Green Zircon. 20.85 carats.|
Amber from Burma.
Monday, 23 September 2013
Friday, 20 September 2013
On the night of May 24, 1865, two wagon trains filled with gold, one containing the last of the Confederate treasury and the other money from Virginia banks, were robbed at Chennault Crossroads in Lincoln County.
Saturday, 14 September 2013
| An adult star-nosed mole. The mole literally inhales its food, taking less than a quarter of a second to identify a piece of food, grab it, eat it, and then look for more.|
| The elephantnose fish (Gnathonemus petersii).|
"Human Faced Fish" are hybrids of common carp and leather carp.
|A millipede named lllacme plenipes (Latin for "the pinnacle plentiful feet") is found only in a small area of Northern California and has 750 legs.|
Matamata (Chelus fimbriatus)
|Furry lobster (Kiwa hirsuta)|
Sucker-foot bat (Myzopoda aurita)
|Axolotl (Ambystoma mexicanum)|
Fathead fish (genus Psychrolutes)
|Frill-necked Lizard (Chlamydosaurus kingii)|
Aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis)