A fun collection of rocks that look like food.

I’ve been gathering pics of rock and mineral specimens that look remarkably like edibles. Have fun with this parade of yummy-looking rocks that resemble meat, sweets, fruits and vegetables, and other fixings.

Rhodochrosite (magnesium carbonate) often looks like smoked meat as with this display that could pass for a butcher’s shop window. Source unknown.
A very tiny roast ham stone.
Photo: “Forbidden ham”. Source unknown.
Sausages anyone?
Photo: Rhodochrosite stalactites. Source unknown.
Fry up that bacon!
Photo: “Natural Raw Rhodochrosite Slice” sold by Aliexpress Feifanstore.
Slice of smoked ham or Pink Grapefruit?
Photo: Rhodochrosite stalactite slice. Source unknown.

Potato rocks. Quartz pebbles. Sources unknown.

Key lime pie from the display called “Rock Food Table” by Bill and Lois Pattillo.
Chocolate crystal wafers look as if they would melt in your mouth. These are calcite-hematite crystals. Photo source: Wikimedia, Robert Lavinsky.
Berry sweet cheesecake? Nope. Red agate, opal, and botryoidal chalcedony. From Nevada, photo credit Chelsea Thompson

Yummy Rocks – Part 2

Yummy Rocks – Part 3

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