Tourmaline is popular in both the worlds of jewelry and mineral collecting. Its classified as a semi-precious stone and is famous not just for its intensity of tones, but for its incredible range of colors, so is its among the world's most colorful gemstone. Sometimes tourmaline can even exhibit multiple colors in one crystal, a characteristic that is especially coveted. This is one such example, its a slice of the particularly multi colored tourmaline. It has a blackish-blue core with robust pink color on the edge. The edges are highly striated, beautiful contrast of pink and blackish-blue. Indeed a very pretty and beautiful looking piece for the specie in slice form.
||Pretty Bicolor Tourmaline Slice with Nice Detailed Albite attached
||3.3 x 3.3 x 0.5 cm
||Paprok Mine, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan
Tourmaline is an extremely popular gemstone; the name Tourmaline is derived from Turamali, which is thought to mean "stone with mixed colors." Color is king for tourmaline, which is found in more shades and hues than any other gem. It varies in transparency and color to a substantial extent. Crystals of tourmaline may be of different colors in different portions or uniform colors throughout, which makes them appealing.
Tourmaline Varieties: Buergerite, Chrom Dravite, Dravite, Elbaite, Feruvite, Foitite, Liddicoatite, Magnesio Foitite, Olenite, Povondraite, Rossmanite, Schorl, Uvite, Vanadium Dravite Enormous deposits of tourmaline are located in Afghanistan, Brazil, China, India, Kenya, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Russia, Sri Lanka, USA, Vietnam, and Zambia.
Tourmaline Mineral Associations:
||Depending on color
||7 - 7.5
||Black, Brown, Violet, Green, Pink, or in a dual-colored pink and green and many more
Healing Properties of Tourmaline Mineral:
Balance, Compassion, Happiness, Happiness, Objectivity, Serenity, Positive transformation, Strength, Understanding
- Tourmaline Mineral helps to treat paranoia, improve hand-eye combination, and overcome dyslexia.
- Tourmaline Mineral eliminates misunderstanding and helps you to understand yourself and others.
- Pink Tourmaline Mineral releases tension, diminishes fear, and promotes self-confidence.
- Astrologists recommend tourmaline Mineralfor body detoxification and stress reduction.