“N” STONE GLOSSARY

This stone dictionary will give you insight into the world of minerals, generally describing most of our utilized materials.

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Stones “N” Shown Below


 

Natural Color Rainbow Pyrite Drusy – Rainbow Pyrite is a natural drusy found in Russia. This iron sulfide mineral has a metallic luster displaying brassy yellows, blue, pink and green tones.

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Nevada Turquoise – #8 Nevada turquoise is named after the mine in Carlin, NV, USA where is was found and is a popular collector’s choice as the deposit is now depleted. This turuoise is generally a powder blue with a brown to black web matrix, though more valuable pieces display a deep blue hue.

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Nuummite – Nuummite is a rare metamorphic rock of gedrite and anthophyllite. It is found in Nuuk, Greenland and is dated at 2800 million years old. Nuummite displays and iridescent pay of black, grey, blue, and sometimes yellow inclusions.

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Stones by first letter: A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z