Oregon opal shot by Tino Hammid, gem photographer extraordinaire. The Jewelry Loupe
one of the largest Rubys
this time we can observe growth structure (trigons) on a very deep green chrome crystal of Tourmaline. 350 ct and about 44 x 40 mm specimen. They are very diamond like termination. to be remembered that Tourmaline has a trigonal symmetry.
‘World’s Rarest Gem’ Finally Gets an Official Name
Kyawthuite was found in Mogok, Mandalay Region. Photo: Supplied Formula: Bi Sb O 4 System: Monoclinic Colour: Reddish orange Har.
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Smoky Quartz, ct, This stone has a true smoky color, reminiscent of top Swiss Smoky Quartz specimens. Its a rather large gem considering that it weighs nearly 50 carats and the fact that it is virtually eye clean makes it that much mo
Rare fine "star of david" spinel crystal
Ruby Gemstones Spinel crystal It is a precious gem of transparent red, darkish and yellowish red. Red color of spinel is so close to
Topaz is a neosilicate mineral. It has a hardness of 8 (Mohs), forms crystals in a wide range of possible colors, and these are prized as gemstones.
Astro Glow - Mexican Fire Opal
A bright purple emerald cut Gel Sugilite. The name "Gel" is given to the translucent material that has good crystallization and gives the finished gem a glassy look. Less than of mined Sugilite is "gel"
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Tanzania Confetti Sunstone Faceted GemStone Jewel
Tanzania Confetti Sunstone Faceted Gem Stone by FenderMinerals Tanzania Faceted "emerald cut" Rectangle Gem Stone with hematite inclusions Very bright, lots of flash Gem quality Labradorite Feldspar, natural, not enhanced Weight: carats