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Emeralds - Gemstones from Colombia

Emeralds - Gemstones from Colombia Visual Arts History Social Studies STEM

During the heyday of Pirates of the Caribbean, Colombia was a leading producer of emeralds.

Some of the most beautiful emeralds in the world are still found in Colombia.  This image depicts an emerald crystal which was found in the Muzo Mine, Muzo, Vasquez-Yacopí Mining District, Boyacá Department, Colombia.

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Media Credits

Photo by M.M., online via Wikimedia Commons.  License:  CC BY-SA 3.0.

 

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