Vesuvianite is a calcium magnesium iron aluminium silicate hydroxide mineral that belongs to the Soro-silicate sub class of minerals. This stones crystal system is tetragonal. It can form in short prismatic or pyramidal crystals, as well as in massive, ,compact, granular or columnar habits which is why the alternative name for this stone is Idocrase which is...
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Zircon is the oldest mineral on earth and is found in the crust of the earth. It occurs as a common accessory mineral in igneous rocks, in metamorphic rocks and as grains in sedimentary rocks. It is a common constituent of most sands and has been used for thousands of years. Zircon is a September birthstone. ˈzər-ˌkän Zircon...
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