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Lipscombite was first made artificially and then found in nature. It was named after chemist William Lipscomb by the mineralogist John W. Gruner who first made it artificially.

Lipscombite was first made artificially and then found in nature. It was named after chemist William Lipscomb by the mineralogist John W. Gruner who first made it artificially.

All tourmaline gems display pleochroism meaning their color changes when viewed…

All tourmaline gems display pleochroism meaning their color changes when viewed…

Zoisite was named after Austrian scientist and naturalist Baron Sigmund Zois von Edelstein who first identified Zoisite as being a unique mineral species.

Zoisite was named after Austrian scientist and naturalist Baron Sigmund Zois von Edelstein who first identified Zoisite as being a unique mineral species.

The red or brown spots in bloodstone are formed by iron oxide impurities especially hematite.

Cobaltite, and its namesake cobalt, is derived from the German equivalent of the leprechaun or goblin, called ‘kobold’.

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What is the meaning and crystal and chakra healing properties of citrine? Gemstone Chakra Healing and Crystal Healing. Happiness and abundance

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Yuksporite was first reported in 1922 from nepheline syenite occurrences in the Kola Peninsula Russia and named by Alexander Fersman for the locality near Mount Yukspor. #science #nature #geology #minerals #rocks #infographic #earth #yuksporite #russia

Veatchite was discovered in 1938 at the Sterling Borax mine in Tick Canyon Los Angeles County California and named in honor John Veatch the first person to detect boron in the mineral waters of California.

Although augite is a relatively dull mineral it gets its name from the Greek 'augites' meaning 'brightness'.

Although augite is a relatively dull mineral, it gets its name from the Greek ‘augites’, meaning 'brightness’.

Ulrichite was named for George H. F. Ulrich, a 19th-century Australian government geologist and mines department inspector. #science #nature #geology #minerals #rocks #infographic #earth #ulrichite

Ulrichite was named for George H. Ulrich, a Australian government geologist and mines department inspector.

Vauquelinite was first described in 1818 in the Beryozovskoye deposit, Urals, Russia, and named for Louis Vauquelin, a French chemist. #science #nature #geology #minerals #rocks #infographic #earth #vauquelinite

Vauquelinite was first described in 1818 in the Beryozovskoye deposit, Urals, Russia, and named for Louis Vauquelin, a French chemist.

The word 'emerald' is derived from the Old French 'esmeraude' and Middle English 'emeraude'.

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Neolithic sculptures found in Jordan dating from 7200BC are the first evidence of human discovery of dioptase. Three human figures named Micah, Heifa and Noah have green accents around their eyes made of the mineral

Neolithic sculptures found in Jordan dating from are the first evidence of human discovery of dioptase. Three human figures named Micah, Heifa and Noah have green accents around their eyes made of the mineral

Pyroxmangite gets its name for the pyroxenes mineral group of which is it a part and from the element manganese.

Pyroxmangite gets its name for the pyroxenes mineral group of which is it a part, and from the element manganese.

Did you know that most gems occur in many different colors? Read our jewel-toned guide to select the stone that best suits you. Simon G.'s Proposal Prep School

Colored Diamonds and Gemstones 101

Did you know that most gems occur in many different colors? Read our jewel-toned guide to select the stone that best suits you. Simon G.'s Proposal Prep School Supernatural Style