The Carina Nebula (catalogued as NGC also known as the Grand Nebula, Great Nebula in Carina, or Eta Carinae Nebula) is a large, complex area of bright and dark nebulosity in the constellation Carina, and is located in the Carina–Sagittarius Arm.
Exceptional specimen featuring a large Spessartine Garnet with smaller Spessartines on Albite! From the Shigar Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan. Credit: Kevin Ward Visit Amazing Geologist for more. Looks like dessert!
This is a large, fiery, and rare specimen of Precious Opal fossilized wood out of the Miocene epoch M.), and comes from the famous Virgin Valley Opal area in Humbolt County, Nevada. via Amazing Geologist on FB