Turquoise is Arizona's State Gemstone. Although the mines near Kingman, AZ produce most of the states Turquoise, there are several other sources including Sleeping Beauty, Bisbee, Morenci, and more.
This blog is about the history, beliefs, and what science has proven about the Amethyst gem.
AN ALMOST MYSTICAL LOOK AT A CHINESE LEGENDARY GEMSTONE. vERY RARE AND UNKNOWN IN THE WEST.
When it comes to color black in jade, you know it is one of the only jades that carry both nephrite and Jadeite. Black jade is a jadeite jade that has a strange dirty black color, that can range from jet black to very dark green. It is usually very...
There supposed to be another type of jade that is the red jade, as least this is what people call it (whatever it really is), which is a reddish-brown mineral. It usually has only one color. It is a popular jade in China, often mixed with gold and...
Love collecting agates? Wonderful old agates are still being offered from Mexico and new discoveries are occasionally discovered. Here are some of the most popular agates found in Mexico.
Bloodstone is dickite or kaolinite found in cinnabar bands, it is a type of stone featuring the scarlet color that is redder than vermilion. Because the redness is exactly the same as chicken blood, people name it heliotrope (chicken blood stone by...
Numerous types of copper minerals have been collected from the Lavender Pit and the Copper Queen Mine as well as several small mines in and around Bisbee, Arizona.
The history and origin of the many varieties of Nevada Turquoise is quite fascinating. Starting a collection of Nevada Turquoise is a great way to start collecting fabulous varieties of Turquoise.
Learn how the cat's eye gemstone is used in astrology to protect a person from disaster and misfortune.