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22 Jun


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Vesuvianite is a fascinating mineral found originally on the volcano, Mt Vesuvius in Italy, hence one of the names. The other name is Idocrase, which is from the Greek and means mixed form, an allusion to its crystals showing a mixture of other mineral forms. It is also called Californite (American jade, California jade, Feather […]

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