Jasper is the opaque version of Chalcedony. Jasper is usually multicolored exhibiting unique patterns and habits. Jasper has many different varieties found in many countries around the world including the United States.
* Kunzite >
Kunzite is a gem variety of the mineral Spodumene. Kunzite is pink to light purple in color, and is the main gem variety of Spodumene. Kunzite was first discovered by George F. Kunz in 1902 in Pala, California. Kunzite is regarded as an evening stone, due to it’s fading colors in prolonged sunlight. The two varieties of Kunzite are Blue Kunzite, and Yellow Kunzite.
* Kyanite >
Kyanite is not used on the mainstream gem market, but is more of a collectors gem. Kyanite has normally been found in Brazil, Cambodia, and Burma. Recent deposits found in Nepal however, are producing beautiful blue stones that rival Sapphire.
* Labradorite >
Labradorite is a Feldspar gemstone and usually has a unique pattern of colors that can move as the stone is rotated. The iridescent qualities are known as labradorescence. Varieties of Labradorite include Red Labradorite, and Spectrolite. The main sources of Larbradorite are found in Canada, however the stone can also be found in Finland Ukraine, Madagascar, and Australia.
* Lapis Lazuli >
Lapis Lazuli is made up of the minerals Lazurite
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