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: Tourmaline is a bright and beautiful
gemstone that can be found in just about any color.The word "rainbow" is used
figuratively to describe tourmaline. In reality, tourmaline's diversity in color
is not limited to the seven colors of the rainbow.Tourmaline can be colorless
to just about any color, hue, or tone known to man. Protect tourmaline from scratches
and sharp blows. Also avoid large temperature changes.
Usage: Pink Tourmaline promotes female balance and protection. Green Toumaline promotes male balance.
Legend : According to legend, all colors of tourmaline protect the wearer against many dangers and misfortune. Tourmaline is the US State Gemstone of Maine. Black Bottom Tourmaline is the US State Gemstone of New York.
Occurrence: Tourmaline is found in Africa, Brazil, Madagascar, Mexico, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, and USA (California, Connecticut, Maine, New York and Texas).
Pink Tourmaline -
Leo (Jul 23-Aug 22)Birthstone
Multi-colored Tourmaline is the Anniversary gemstone for the 8th year of marriage.