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Olivine is a rock-forming mineral found in Earth\'s crust and mantle, and in some meteorites.
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Chrysoberyl: a very hard gem mineral with dispersion, chatoyance and color-change.
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Hurricanes: Information about how these storms occur and the damage that they produce.