Daniel Sanchez’s Gemstone Landscapes Are The Most Stunning Things You’ll See All Day

Published February 13, 2015
Updated January 30, 2018
gemstone landscapes rutile in sapphire

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Rutile crystals floating in color change sapphire.

gemstone landscapes petroleum in quartz

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Petroleum with a bonus methane bubble encased in quartz.

gemstone landscapes negative spears in quartz

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Close up on negative crystals.

negative spears in quartz wide

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Negative crystal towers in an orbit made of quartz.

gemstone landscapes negative spears in spinel

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Negative crystals floating in spinel, often referred to as balas rubies.

gemstone landscapes petroleum methane in quartz

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Petroleum and methane bubbles dance in quartz.

gemstone landscapes muscovite in quartz

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Muscovite tumbling inside quartz.

gemstone landscapes fluorite in quartz

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Fluorite hovering in a chunk of quartz.

gemstone landscapes biotite in topaz

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Biotite piercing through topaz.

gemstone landscapes clinochlore in quartz

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Clinochlore hovering in clear quartz.

gemstone landscapes dolomite in quartz

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Geometric dolomite soaring in quartz.

Erin Kelly
An All That’s Interesting writer since 2013, Erin Kelly focuses on historic places, natural wonders, environmental issues, and the world of science. Her work has also been featured in Smithsonian and she’s designed several book covers in her career as a graphic artist.