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 Post subject: Afghanistan seafoam/ lagoon blue tourmaline
PostPosted: Fri Jul 31, 2020 8:54 pm 
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hi,

Does anyone know if seafoam or lagoon blue afghani tournalines are colored by copper and manganese, pairaba type.


Im sure this has been asked before. Just curious. Thx


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 Post subject: Re: Afghanistan seafoam/ lagoon blue tourmaline
PostPosted: Fri Jul 31, 2020 9:11 pm 
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No they are not. Darn it.


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 Post subject: Re: Afghanistan seafoam/ lagoon blue tourmaline
PostPosted: Sat Aug 01, 2020 12:44 am 
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Guess the blue comes from some other element


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 Post subject: Re: Afghanistan seafoam/ lagoon blue tourmaline
PostPosted: Sat Aug 01, 2020 7:00 am 
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arms wrote:
Guess the blue comes from some other element

Iron. Same as the Namibian material.


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 Post subject: Re: Afghanistan seafoam/ lagoon blue tourmaline
PostPosted: Sat Aug 01, 2020 10:19 pm 
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Gotcha, thx


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