Gemstones and Plate Tectonics
June 18, 2013 | Geology
A recent article in Geology explains how the global distributions of jadeite and ruby are strongly associated with certain types of plate boundaries.
Nice Yellow Diamond Found in Arkansas
October 22, 2013 | Yahoo News
A 14-year-old girl from Oklahoma City has unearthed a 3.85-carat diamond at Arkansas' Crater of Diamonds State Park.
Related: United States Gemstones
Fluorescent Minerals on Mars
January 30, 2013 | NASA
The Mars Curiosity Rover has been out in the Martian night taking photographs illuminated by ultraviolet LEDs. NASA is looking for fluorescent minerals.
Related: What are fluorescent minerals?