By Amanda

LifeBuzz Staff

Here Are Some Of The Most Surreal Gems On Earth, #18 Looks Like It Came From Another World.

We normally see precious gems and stones in the context of jewelry. And while they look incredible as earrings, rings, and necklaces, there's something even more beautiful about them in their true, raw form.

When it comes to gems like this, most of them form in the mantle of the Earth, but are mined in the crust. As you may know, the crust of the Earth is made from igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rock. Different gemstones come from the three different types of this rock, and some even utilize all three types during their formation. Naturally, all of them are incredibly unique and visually stunning. See photos of these precious gems below.

#1. Amethyst

#2. Dendritic Moss Agate

#3. Ethiopian Black Opal

#4. Ethiopian Welo Opal

Ethiopian Welo Opal

#7. Opal fossil

Opal fossil

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