Where is alexandrite mined?

Answer One of the most sought after, and expensive, gems in the world, alexandrite is mined from gem mines in India, Russia, Brazil and Madagascar. Alexandrite mines are usually located in rugged, wet, ro... Read More »

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Is alexandrite mined in Turkey?

Alexandrite is a rare gemstone that is not found in Turkey. The gem is mined in Russia, Sri Lanka, Brazil, Madagascar, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zimbabwe and India. The Russian mines have been mined ex... Read More »

What country is alexandrite mined in?

Alexandrite was first found in 1834 in the Ural mountains of Russia near the Tokovaya River. Russia remained the main source of the highest-quality gems until 1987, when crystals were discovered in... Read More »

Where is Alexandrite found in the world?

Alexandrite has been found in at least 10 countries, but the main deposits of the rare gemstone are in Russia, Brazil and Sri Lanka. Alexandrite was first discovered in Russia in 1834 and named for... Read More »

Where is moonstone mined?

Moonstone is a relatively common gemstone. It is mined in Myanmar and Sri Lanka, while more sources of moonstone are located in India, Brazil, Australia, Mexico, Tanzania and the United States.Sour... Read More »