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Minerals And Gems Of The Desert

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  • wow really great presentation. I have so much interest in gems and jewelry. Your presentation is fantastic. The gems presented here are natural and looking very pretty.
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  • 1. TURQUOISE – the first gem rock used in jewelry (dating back to the ancient Egyptians)
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  • 2. GARNET – the gem of both Connecticut and New York
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  • 3. GOLD – the soft, ornamental metal
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  • 4. GYPSUM – the all purpose mineral used for blackboard chalk, drywall…even fertilizer
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  • 5. BARITE – from the Greek “heavy”
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  • 6. GEODE – from the Greek “earthlike,” a variable phenomenon to geologists
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  • 7. AMETHYST - Medieval European soldiers wore amethyst amulets as protection in battle.
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  • 8. FLUORITE – used in the manufacture of opalescent glass
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  • 9. PETRIFIED WOOD – a fossil in which organic materials have been replaced with minerals
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  • 10. TOPAZ - birthstone of the month of November
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