La Pita, Colombia

Colombian emerald

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Classical Colombian emerald deposit.

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Cosquez, Colombia

Colombian emerald

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Classical Colombian emerald deposit.

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Chivor, Colombia

Colombian emerald

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Classical Colombian emerald deposit.  

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Muzo, Colombia

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Classical Colombian emerald deposit. Some of the finest emeralds used in jewellery have been found here.

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Emeralds from Minas Gerais, Brazil

Minas Gerais emeralds

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Emerald deposits near Itabira in Minas Gerais state, Brazil.

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Paraiba tourmalines, Brazil

Selection of Paraiba tourmalines from Paraiba State, Brazil

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Copper (and manganese) bearing tourmalines from Paraiba state, Brazil. Especially appreciated in the gem trade for specimens with a vivid blue colour, often referred to as „neon-blue“.

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Ouro Preto, Brazil

Topaz samples from Ouro Preto, Brazil

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Ouro Preto is a major source of orange to pink topaz, also known as „imperial topaz“ in the trade.  

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