Tezcatlipoca is an important deity in Aztec mythology, known as the "Smoking Mirror" or the "Black Obsidian Mirror." In Aztec culture, obsidian was highly regarded and considered sacred, much like Tezcatlipoca himself. Obsidian is a natural volcanic glass formed by the rapid cooling of molten lava, and it has been used by various ancient civilizations for its spiritual and metaphysical properties.
Pecos Diamond is a variety of Double Terminated Quartz from the Pecos River Valley in New Mexico, with brilliant optical features and euhedral appearance. They are usually millimeters to a few inches, but large specimens rarely exist.
Pollucite crystals are usually colorless or white and glassy. They are clear and give off a soft light. It has a cubic or isometric crystal structure that is symmetrical and well-ordered. It's silky and oily. Parallel grooves or striations in Pollucite crystals are also attractive.
Obsidian is Volcanic Glass that forms from the quick cooling of molten lava without much crystallization, leading to its glassy appearance. So, it’s called Lava Glass, Petrified Volcanic Glass, and Hyalopsite (which means Glass in Greek) after its formation.
Dalmatian Jasper, or Spotted Jasper, is a microcrystalline Quartz or Peralkaline Feldspar-Granite-Amphibole rock. They are named for resembling the coat of Dalmatian dogs.
Black Obsidian is a naturally occurring volcanic glass that is rich in silica. It has a glass-like luster. Also called Black Lava Glass, it may be translucent or opaque with black, brown, maroon, or red base color and white, pink, peach, or red inclusions.