TerraMins Inc.

12277 Apple Valley Rd. #184
Apple Valley, CA 92308
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Manufacturing Energy: The Natural Resources of Electricity

It is only rarely seen ….. Except in its wild state. It is like the wind: you only see the effects.  But, unlike the wind, it isn’t free.  It is, of course, electricity.  Harnessed lightning. Harnessing lightning requires fuel.  These fuels occur naturally in the crust of the earth.  They are finite, non-renewable, and conveniently available, …continue reading…

Bell Mountain Rocks!

Conical hills and mountains are not unusual in the geological landscape, but Bell Mountain in north Apple Valley is an outstanding example of the conical form.   Many residents and visitors to the High Desert have no trouble in understanding how Bell Mountain got its name as it retains its conical form from whichever direction it …continue reading…


Most people, even geologists, don’t think much about minerals like kyanite. Kyanite is not useful as a gemstone, doesn’t usually display a strikingly brilliant color, and it is composed of some very common elements: oxygen, silicon and alumina – not much romance there.


The birthstone of those born in January – garnet – symbolizes grace, truth, and fidelity, and is recognizable by its deep red color as one of the most common semiprecious stones. Garnet is the most diverse of the gem minerals with varied chemistry resulting in a variety of colors.  And although since ancient times, garnet …continue reading…