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DESCRIPTIONS OF STONES 53 Tourmaline Tourmaline is found in a great variety of colors. The shades which are most used for stones are green, pink, red, and blue. The green variety is the most beautiful of all green stones, the medium bright green shade being considered better than the brighter or more blackish-green. The deep blue shade is known as the " Brazilian sapphire, " and the dark red " rubel- lite. " It is so like the ruby tliat it easily deceives any one but an expert. In fact, the var...ieties of tourma- line show a strong resemblance to other stones such as the sapphire, the ruby, and so on, though they are easily distinguished by scientific tests. The stones are likely to show flaws or " feathers " especially the pink shades. Tourmalines are found in a great many different localities in the United States, but the principal sources are Ceylon, Burma, Brazil, and the Ural Mountains. Amber Aml^er, like the pearl and coral, is a product of the sea, but of vegetable origin. It is the fossil resin gum of extinct pine trees buried in the ocean beds of the Baltic and .