We have added the following new minerals, together with pictures:
We have also been editing and updating the glossary and adding in accompanying photos. We have gone thru all those that start with the letter "A" and are almost complete with "B".
Once we were on the topic of blue minerals, we were on a roll and added in Sodalite, Lazulite, and Scorzalite. Please see the links below, which include brand new information and photos:
The important gemstone Lapis Lazuli, as well as its chief constituent Lazurite, have been added to the system, together with many fine photos. We have also added the closely-related Afghanite. Check out the links below:
Two important copper minerals, Turquoise and Chrysocolla, have been added both in the mineral and gemstone sections. Both these minerals took extra time because of the fair amount of research involved. We have added plenty of photos for each as well.
We have added the Zoisite gemstones, which include the following:
We have also added many pictures to the above gemstone, though we were unable to obtain good photos of gem Thulite.