Meet Selenite Gypsum – Our New Favorite Mineral!

Love, love, love, love! Did I mention how much I just love these new Selenite Sticks? Selenite is a form of the mineral Gypsum. When the long strands form together in groups, they take the form of these super, awesome, cute “sticks.”

Luster does NOT mean only shiny!

One of my biggest issues with science teachers in schools today is that they tell kids when they are learning about rocks and minerals that term luster means shiny. Well, guess what, it doesn’t! I wrote a blog post on this several years ago and it is still happening. Again, my daughter came home from […]