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Gemstone of the Month: Rhodochrosite

Gemstone of the Month: Rhodochrosite From the Greek words ‘rhodos’ (rose) and ‘khros’ (color), Rhodochrosite is a uniquely identifiable pink gemstone with bandings of white, light pink, grey, or yellow. It is a manganese carbonate that forms in the fractures

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Gemstone of the Month: Howlite

Gemstone of the Month: Howlite Howlite was first discovered in Nova Scotia in 1868 by Canadian mineralogist, Henry How. It is most commonly found in Canada and the U.S., but it has also been found in Mexico, Germany, Russia, Turkey,

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