Monthly Archives: October 2016

Bulk diffusion of copper into tourmaline, wrong all the way around.

I think that I have not written about the bulk diffusion of copper into tourmaline before on this site because, from the start, it was a suspicion that was support by inept science and pushed by the seeking of status … Continue reading

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Orange, to be or not to be, it is. All hale a glory of tourmaline.

Orange will never be number one in the world of color in tourmaline. Much of it is either desaturated under all reasonable white lights or at least under more bluish light (Brownish cast). But there are exceptions and I have … Continue reading

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