The Guinness Book of World Records names Painite as the rarest gem mineral on earth. Painite has so far only been found in Myanmar, Indonesia. Painite colors vary from pink to brown. Painite will appear a different color when viewed from different angles.
Gem quality sphalerite is a rare collector stone. The mineral is usually nearly black in color but is occasionally found in transparent pieces of an orange or yellowish brown hue. Clean pieces are extremely rare.
Emke Mine, Ongangja, Seeis, Khomas Region, Namibia This rare gemstone is a companion piece to Lot 87011 on an earlier section of this auction. All large gemstones of this mineral are most likely derived from this one-time
Pink Tourmaline: may vary in color from pale pink to deep red, yet all are devoted to serving the heart. A stone said to infuse love and spirituality, encouraging compassion and gentleness during periods of growth and changes.
Heart of Planet This stunning gemstone was cut from spodumene rough mined from the Mawi Mine located in Laghman, NW, Nuristan Province in Afghanistan. The crystal was mined over 30 years ago and has been hiding in a private collection until just this p