Sunday, July 21, 2019

10 finds of unique blue gemstones

There are places on our planet where unusual, gorgeous blue gemstones can be found. Wondermondo proudly presents a list of 10 such finds around...

Find of Olmec blue jadeite, Río El Tambor

Mines of the legendary Olmec blue jadeite were elusive. Only in 1998 - 2000 in Guatemala were found some locations of this unique stone....

Finds of cobalt blue spinel in Lục Yên, Vietnam

Some 20 years ago near Lục Yên were found pieces of unusual, seemingly glowing blue spinel. Today similar stones have been found in some...

The old Persian turquoise mines near Nishapur

The world's most beautiful turquoise is mined near Nishapur, Iran. Here is the find of the legendary Persian turquoise which is mined up to...

Kashmir sapphire mines: source of the best blue sapphire

The best blue sapphire in the world was found in remote mountains of Kashmir. Were... because now the legendary Kashmir sapphire mines are exhausted...

Maxixe Mine – unique blue beryl find

Most likely there cannot be found a single blue beryl from the once famous Maxixe Mine. If there is one, it most likely has...

Sar-i Sang lapis lazuli mines

World's most beautiful lapis lazuli is found in one location - in the wild mountains of Northern Afghanistan, in Sar-i Sang. The gorgeous blue...

Benitoite Gem Mine (California State Gem Mine)

Benitoite if one of the brightest, rarest and most expensive gemstones in the world. Stones of gem quality are found only in one location...

Merelani Hills – the only find of tanzanite

There is only one place on Earth where is found a gorgeous gemstone - tanzanite, which is found in Merelani Hills, Tanzania. Thousands of...

Sireneviy Kamen – the only find of charoite

The vast expanses of Siberia hold many secrets and surprises. One of them is a find of very unusual, beautiful mineral - charoite. Only...