A rock is an aggregate of minerals and/or mineraloids and does not have a specific chemical composition. And minerals are the nature wonders. Minerals are naturally occurring solids with specific chemical composition and crystalline structures, Rocks consist of one or more minerals. And while there are basically three types of rocks: igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic, there are over 4,124 valid species of Minerals according to the International Mineral Association. Minerals range in composition from pure elements and simple salts to very complex silicates with thousands of known forms.If you’re serious about photographing rocks & minerals, it’s highly recommended that a tripod be used; as one doesn’t usually think of rocks as “fuzzy.” Now take a deep look inside these stunning designs of minerals.