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 Post subject: New Find of Deep Blue Aquamarine from in Nigeria
PostPosted: Wed Nov 27, 2019 9:44 pm 
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New Find of Deep Blue Aquamarine from Nasarawa State in Nigeria

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 Post subject: Re: New Find of Deep Blue Aquamarine from in Nigeria
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Nice! I wonder if I will see any in Tucson...


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 Post subject: Re: New Find of Deep Blue Aquamarine from in Nigeria
PostPosted: Thu Nov 28, 2019 11:08 pm 
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Probably not. They think they got all of this pocket, which might be. Early hype was that there was significant chromium helping with the color, but while it's enough to show up in photoluminescence it isn't enough to affect the color. Just a lot of iron, and some cool alkaline chemistry.

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