October Birthstones – Opal and Pink Tourmaline

Where it can be found Most of the precious opal deposits that have been discovered are in Australia. The mines of Australia produce at least 90% of the world’s precious opal. In addition to Brazil, tourmaline is mined in Tanzania, Nigeria, Kenya, Madagascar,Mozambique, Namibia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Malawi.   Opal Facts Opal is formed from rain. There is some conjecture on how Read More…