How many crystals can you name that are named after a place?
The winner receives a $10.00 gift voucher.
***Congratulations to Joshua L., who won this contest with the most places found! He received a Gift Voucher for $10.00 to be used at HealingCrystals.com :-) ***
And the places?
Andalusite (a town in Spain)
Bauxite (a village in France)
Andesite (the Andes in Peru)
Herkimer Diamond (from Herkimer,NY)
Lemurian Seed Crystals (Lemuria)
Aragonite (Aragon, Spain)
Thulite (named after legendary island in Norway)
Chalcedony (named after town in Asia minor)
Variscite (area in Germany)
Topaz (island in red sea)
Danburite (town in Connecticut)
Goshenite (white beryl, town in Massachusetts)
Hiddenite (town in NC)
Benitoite (San Benito County in CA)
Lake Superior Agate (Lake Superior, MI)
Almandite (garnet variety, a town in Asia Minor in ancient times)
Spessartite (another garnet, named after an area in Bavaria, Germany)
Dravite (tourmaline,a river in Slovenia) Elbaite (tourmaline,the island
of Elba in Italy)
Vesuvianite (Mt. Vesuvius in Naples,Italy)
Posted on March 19, 2011
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