What Is the Rarest Gem in the World?

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Ammolite is the rarest gemstone. Ammonite's iridescent colours glow with the beauty of the rainbow.
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The world's rarest gem is known as painite. Painite ranges from brown to red in colour with the brown being from the iron element in the crystal. It comes from Kachin and Mogok State in Myanmar and was named after its discoverer, a British gemologist known as Arthur Charles Davy Pain.
Peinite is the rarest gem in the world. It is reddish brown with the brown tint being due to the iron crystals. It was first discovered in Burma in the 1950s and only a few hundred crystals exist.
The rarest gem in the world is the Jadeite gemstone which has sources in Guatemala as well as in California.
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