Saturday, September 19, 2020

Coober Pedy Opal Mines

World's largest find of gem quality opal. Location, GPS coordinates: 29.0075 S 134.7236 E Categories: Rare natural materials, Gemstone finds Values: Geology Rating: Where is located? Australia and Oceania, Australia, South Australia, around...

Blue garnets of Bekily

In Madagascar is the only known place on the planet where are found some of the most amazing gemstones - blue garnets, which change...

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...

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...

Agate Creek Fossicking Area

A popular fossicking area where one can find beautiful pieces of agate. It becamoe known around 1900 and has provided world class samples of...

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...

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...

Kagem Emerald Mines

In Zambia, in Kagem Emerald Mines are found some of the highest quality emeralds in the world. Many tons of gorgeous emeralds are here,...

Gemstone mines and other finds

Outstanding gemstones mines and other finds around the world Gemstones belong to category of rare natural materials - materials which can be found just in...

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...