Where is tourmaline mined?

Answer Tourmaline is mined all over the world. Some of the most well-known tourmaline mines in the United States are located in California and Maine. Other countries with tourmaline mines include Brazil,... Read More »

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Is watermelon tourmaline a true form of tourmaline?

Tourmaline gemstones form in igneous and metamorphic rock and are found all over North and South America in pink (rubellite), green, blue, orange, purple and many other shades. The rare "watermelon... Read More »

Where does tourmaline come from?

Tourmaline is a gemstone composed of aluminium boron silicate crystals. They are found in many places throughout the world, including Sri Lanka, Brazil, South Africa, southwest Africa, Nigeria and ... Read More »

How to Buy a Tourmaline?

Tourmalines are the most colorful gemstones found in nature. A member of the quartz family, these stones are a versatile and beautiful stone for jewelry. According to the Gemological Society, the t... Read More »

What is tourmaline used for?

Tourmaline is a mineral group whose 11 distinct species occur in all colors. Tourmaline gemstones are used in jewelry. Applying pressure to some tourmaline crystals causes an electrical charge, mak... Read More »