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Thursday, July 21, 2016

Almost every color of tourmaline can be found in Brazil, especially in the Brazilian states of Minas Gerais and Bahia. In 1989, miners discovered a unique and brightly colored variety of tourmaline in the state of ParaĆ­ba. The new type of tourmaline, which soon became known as paraiba tourmaline, came in blue and green.

Rough Paraiba tourmaline

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