Peridot - My birthstone. An amazing fact about Peridot is that it is also a gemstone from outer space! It has been found in meteors that have fallen to earth from deep space. It has also been found (in its basic form called olivine) on Mars and the Moon!
Dom Pedro Aquamarine - The world's largest cut and polished aquamarine. Housed in the permanent collection of the Houston Museum of Natural Science. The finished piece is nearly 14 in tall and weighs carats, or about 5 lbs. It is estimated to have
Wulfenite with Calcite.
Rhodochrosite From N'Chwaning Mine, Kuruman, Northern Cape Prov., South Africa