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Amber PDF Print E-mail

While many believe that amber stone is a gemstone, it actually is not. Amber is a hardened tree resin that can be 30-90 million years old.

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Black Onyx PDF Print E-mail

Black Onyx got it's name from the place where it was first mined, the port of Calcedon in the Sea of Narmara . Today, there are various locations that have black onyx deposits.

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Charoite PDF Print E-mail

Charoite stone has only been known to the world recently. This stone was named after the location where it was discovered first.

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Chrysocolla PDF Print E-mail

Chrysocolla stones usually appear as bright green gemstones. Sometimes they are also seen as blue, or purple.

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Coral PDF Print E-mail

Corals are skeletal remains of marine organisms called coral polyps.  It is made of calcium carbonate. These creatures can be found on colonies that branch out as they grow.

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Gaspeite PDF Print E-mail

Gaspeitestones are rare gemstones that are colored green and are commonly seen in Native American jewelry stores. Gaspeite stones are very rare stones because they are only seen in two places in the world.

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Jasper PDF Print E-mail

Jasper stones are believed to increase a person’s sexual energy. This is the reason why ancient Egyptians wore Jasper stone amulets.

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Labradorite PDF Print E-mail

Labradorite stones are found in igneous rocks. This stone is known for its vibrant colors so it is usually cut with a flat surface to highlight its flashes of color.

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Lapis PDF Print E-mail

Lapis stones are blue colored stones composed of various minerals such as lazurite , sodalite , hauyne , calcite and pyrite. Although the color of lapis stones vary, the most valuable and expensive lapis are those that are dark blue in color with patches of white in it.

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Larimar PDF Print E-mail

Larimar stone is a rare gemstone only found exclusively in a region in Dominican Republic. This stone was discovered in 1974 by Miguel Mendez, a peace Corp worker.

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Mother of Pearl PDF Print E-mail

Mother of Pearl is the traditional name for a shining nacre. Nacre is the same component that is placed around the mollusk either naturally or by humans for it to become mother of pearl.

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Opal PDF Print E-mail

Opal is actually a silica gel that hardened. This stone contains 5 to 10 percent water making it noncrystaline . There are two varieties of opal.

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Pietersite PDF Print E-mail

Pietersite stones have an energetic quality similar to quartz. This stone was discovered by Sid Pieters in 1962. This was discovered when Pieters was inspecting a farm lot in Namibia, Africa.

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Rhodochrosite PDF Print E-mail

The Rhodochrosite stone is the state mineral of Colorado. The term Rhodochrosite is derived from the Greek term rose colored.

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Seraphinite PDF Print E-mail

Seraphinite stones are usually colored green. Sometimes, they are seen with black and silver inclusions of Mica. This inclusion allows the seraphinite stones to be seen with wavery luster.

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Spiny Oyster PDF Print E-mail

The Spiny Oyster is a shell that came from oyster species known as Spondylus varius . Sometimes, Spiny Oyster is also termed as Thorny Oysters because it is largely covered by spines.

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Tiger Eye PDF Print E-mail

Tiger Eye stones contain color bands similar to an eye of a tiger. This is the reason why the stone is named tiger eye. This stone is made of quartz, a popular mineral found in the earth’s crust.

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Tiger Iron PDF Print E-mail

Tiger iron is composed of three valuable gemstones. These are Tiger’s eye, Hematite and Jasper. When these three minerals are mixed together, they form a decorative gemstone known today as tiger iron.

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Turquoise PDF Print E-mail

Turquoise stones are highly valued gemstones used by many for various purposes. These turquoise stones are used for the arts, religion, trade and for jewelry making as well.

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