Wednesday, January 29, 2020

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...

Mooka Station

Find of mookaite - colourful jasper in warm red, yellow and brown colors. The only find of such stone. It is not allowed to...

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...

Palo Quemado blue amber mine

There exists blue amber! But it is very rare - a lot more rare than diamonds and most other gemstones in the world. The...

Lightning Ridge Opal Fields

World's best find of black opals. Location, GPS coordinates: 29.4451 S 147.9782 E Categories: Rare natural materials, Gemstone finds Values: Geology Rating: Where is located? Australia and Oceania, Australia, New South Wales, Orana...

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...

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...

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...

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...

O’Briens Creek Topaz Gemfields

Popular site for the public to search for fine topaz crystals. Topaz is found in granite and has diverse colors - colorless, yellow, light...