Where Are Gemstones Found?

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Gemstones occur in several locations all over the world. They are mined in many places, with the largest producers being Brazil, parts of Asia like Sri Lanka, Thailand and Burma, and several countries in East Africa (such as Kenya and Tanzania).
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Opals, agate, turquoise, obsidian, amber, enhydro quartz crystals and amethyst are some of the best-known examples of Mexican gemstones.
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There is a chart that you can use to find out where gemstones are found in the United States. The chart list all the states and what stones can be found in that state. You can find more info at: www.jewelrymall.com
Gemstones are found in all different countries including the United States. It depends on the type of gemstone you are interested in. But some come from river beds and banks and others come from mountains where there may have been molten or lava rock. They get cut and polished and you have a great stone!
Gemstones are found in the ground. Miners mine them out of deep caverns and tunnels they dig. Gemstones of all different kinds are found all over the world.
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