1 WATERMELON – Gems stone
Pink Color Tourmaline Specimen

Pink Color Tourmaline Specimen

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Blue sapphire gemstone Specimen

Blue sapphire gemstone Specimen

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Tourmaline Cuts Shapes

Tourmaline Cuts Shapes

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watermelon Tourmaline

watermelon Tourmaline

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Blue sapphire gemstone Specimen

Blue sapphire gemstone Specimen

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WATERMELON

Tourmaline crystal with a pink centre and a green rim ,or vice-versa ,are called watermelon tourmaline ,because their colouring is similar to the pink flesh and green rind of a watermelon.Many other tourmalines are made up of two or more colours ,individual crystals containing up to 15 different colours or shades .
OCCURRENCE : Watermelon tourmaline is found in southafrica ,East Africa , Brazil ,and in many other localities
REMARK :Parti-and multicoloured tourmaline is carved or cut and polished different colours to best effect .
SCHORL
Schorl is the black ,iron –rich form of tourmaline ,and is very common ,The opaque ,prismatic crystal may be several metres in length .OCCURRENCE:Found  in pigmatites .
REMARK:During the Victorian era ,black tourmaline was widly use for mourning jewerllery , but today it has little ,if any ,valu as a gemstone
GREEN AND YELLOW
Yellow- green is the most common of all tourmaline colour varieties ,but emerale –green is much rare and more valueable.indeed ,until the 8th century it was often confuced with emeraled .
OCCURRENCE:Emerald- green stones are found in Brazil ,Tanzania,and Namibia ,fibrous yellow material occur in Srilanka