First Discovery of Topazolite in Mexico
Reports on the first discovery of fine topazolite garnet crystals in Mexico.
Turquoise-Rock Crystal Composite
Examination of a faceted rock crystal backed by a slice of turquoise: an obvious but unusual combination of gem materials.
One of these contributors (PG) recently acquired a 3.91 ct drop-shaped cabochon, purchased in India as a Larimar imitation, that consisted of a ceramic material.
Unusual Faceted Massive Fuchsite
An unusually large faceted fuchsite, the chromian variety of muscovite, was identified and its green colour explained.