11.5-kg emerald up for auction in Kelowna | CBC News
The world's largest emerald will be sold to the highest bidder at a Kelowna, B.C., auction house later this month. Appraised at $1.15 million "Teodora" is a 57,000-carat rough-cut opaque emerald.
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You, A Tourmaline Expert in 5 Minutes or Less — ANDREA LI
A simple introduction to one of the most essential stones in Western jewelry design. Get insight into each type and the colors associated with them. Understand why this colorful stone is truly the modern stone of the ages.
Scientists Turn to Big Data in Hunt for Minerals
Applying big data analysis to mineralogy offers a way to predict minerals missing from those known to science, where to find them, and where to find new deposits of valuable minerals such as gold and copper, according to a groundbreaking study.
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