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Gem Silica with Azurite and Malachite. Gem Silica or Gem Chrysocolla is a rare form of chalcedony colored by copper ... It is often found mixed with malachite, azurite, turquoise or quartz.
Corundum var. Ruby, elestial: Corundum is best known for its gem varieties, Ruby and Sapphire. Ruby and Sapphire are scientifically the same mineral but just different colors. Corundum is a very hard, tough, and stable mineral. For all practical purposes, it is the hardest mineral after Diamond, making it the second hardest mineral. It is also unaffected by acids and most environments.
The Big Kahuna -- The Big Kahuna is one of the top two, perhaps three, American kunzite specimens known. It was the discovery of large gemmy crystals of this pink to lilac to violet spodumene (the mineral species name) in San Diego County’s Pala district that led to its naming as a new gem variety, kunzite. It is named after George F. Kunz, who was Tiffany’s chief gemologist and vice-president a century ago, at the time of the discovery. . . . Spodumene (kunzite); 28 cm tall (15.6 cm wide; 2 cm thick).