Aquamarine Mine for Sale
Minas Gerais, Brazil is the source of some of the finest gems and minerals ever recovered.
AQUAMARINE MINE FOR SALE
Santa Maria do Itabira - Aquamarine
The bright blue of this noble beryl is making more and more friends. The various colour nuances of aquamarines have melodious names: the rare, intense blue aquamarines from the Sanla Maria de llabira mine in Brazil, which make every gemstone lover's heart beat faster, are called 'Santa Maria'.
It can be seen from the names of aquamarine colours just how important Brazil is among the countries where aquamarine is found. Most of the raw crystals for the
world market come from the gemstone mines of the largest South American country. Every now and then, large aquamarine crystals of immaculate transparency are also found with a magnificent colour, a combination which is very unusual in gemstones. And very occasionally, exceptionally large aquamarine crystals come to light in Brazil, such as the crystal of 110.5 Kg (over 230 lbs ) found in 1910 in Minas Gerais, or for the 'Dom Pedro', weighing 26 Kg and cut in Idar·Oberstein in 1992 by the gemstone designer Bernd.
ABOUT THE Aquamarine
Aquamarine now rivals rubys, sapphires and it's sister the Emerald for popularity.
One reason may be that aquamarines tend to be flawless, have excellent color distribution and are relatively easy to cut. Aquamarine has a hardness of 7 on the Mohs scale but is somewhat brittle and sensitive to pressure.
Santa Maria is the name for the rare and intense deep blue aquamarine from Brazil's famous "Santa Maria" do ltabira mine.
• Crystal System - Hexagonal
• Hardness - 7.5 to 8
• Specific Gravity· 2,68 to 2.73
• Refraction - Double
• Refractive Index - 1.57 to 1.59
• Dispersion - .014
• Birefringence - .005 to .009
• Wearability - Excellent
• Special Care - None
Aquamarine is a fascinating beautiful gemstone
From the light blue of the sky to the deep blue of the sea, aquamarines shine over an extraordinarily beautiful range of mainly light blue colours.
Women all over the world love it for its fine blue
shades which can complement almost any shade or eye colour and creative gemstone designers are inspired by it as they are by hardly any other gem, which enables them to create new artistic cuts again and again.
It's light blue arouses feelings of sympathy, trust, harmony and friendship. Good feelings. Feelings which are based on mutuality and which prove their worth in lasting relationships.
The blue of aquamarine is a divine, eternal colour. because it is the colour of the sky. However, aquamarine blue is also the colour of water with its life-giving force. And aquamarine really does seem to have captured the lucid blue of the oceans.
No wonder, when you consider that according to the saga it originated in the treasure chest of fabulous mermaids, and has, since ancient times, been regarded as the sailors' lucky stone. Its name is derived from the Latin aqua (water) and mare (sea).
It is said that its strengths are developed to their best advantage when it is placed in water which is bathed in sunlight.
However, it is surely better still to wear an aquamarine. That according to the old traditions this promises a happy marriage and it is said to bring the woman who wears it joy and wealth into the bargain. An ideal gem, not only for the loving and married couples.
So, if you or or company have the financial power to acquire the mine that holds those dream gems that is the opportunity you've been waiting for. Now is the time. This is one of the dreams that King Solomon probably had every night. The possibility of owning such a mine. This is an 'endless' source of joy and money, power. As a bonus for the deal there is an Mineral Water spring in the property. All claims and documentation for the land and minerals are in place. It is a turnkey operation or an excellent chance of inverstment in the largest South American economy. A politically stable country with a growing infrastructure and respectable past.