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cacoxenite cabochon altdd


Identified in 1825 in Bohemia in iron deposits, its name comes from the Greek “kakos”, for bad, and “xenos”, for guest or stranger to indicate that its presence in the iron ore was not appreciated: this phosphate makes the metal iron ore work, harder. The

natural crystallized zincite from Franklin, United States


its name is linked to its zinc content. It is a stone that has long been considered rare in crystals with only one deposit in Franklin, New Jersey, in United States. Few crystals have parts that can be considered gems and cut. The zincite can

vanadinite fancy cut


Discovered in 1838 in Mexico, its name comes from its composition, rich in vanadium.

thaumasite emerald cut


Discovered in Sweden in 1878, its name comes from the Greek “thaumasion” which means surprising, in relation to its amazing chemical composition.

violet taaffeite of Sri Lanka round cut


It is named after an Irish gemologist, Count Charles Taaffe, who discovered it in 1945 in a lot of cut spinel from Sri Lanka. All the characteristics of one of the stones were identical to the ones of spinels, except for the presence of a

sugilite from Wessels Mine, Kalahari in South Africa, cabochon cut


It was discovered in 1944 in Japan, its name honors the Japanese geologist Ken-ichi Sugi (1901-1948) who has identified it. But it was not until the late 1970s that a purple manganiferous variety from South Africa has been used in jewelry. There is also another

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