Museum Galleries Wed - Sat: Often their facial features will be very delicate with pointed ears and nose. Variscite A hydrous aluminum phosphate that is sometimes mistaken for turquoise but is greener and contains no copper. Fluorite A calcium fluoride, this crystalline material is also called fluorspar. Picasso marble A type of marble that has distinctive, often angular brown, black, and white markings. Also called magnesium carbonate, magnesite is a form of hard limestone.
In Pueblo stories, the corn maidens saved the people from famine by bringing them life-giving corn.
Limestone A sedimentary rock composed of calcite, which may also have magnesium carbonate. Return to Top Snakes Snake Fetishes represent a powerful fetish symbolizing life, death and rebirth. Charoite A calcium potassium silicate found with inclusions of tinaksite orangeaugite blackand feldspar white that was discovered near Chara River in eastern Siberia in Navajos will barter for Zuni Fetishes of sheep, cattle or goats to help keep their herds and flocks healthy and ensure propagation. The more common and readily available red abalone is most frequently used, although abalone also appears green.