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An Introduction To Turkey’s Gemstones

Turkey's gemstones include well-known species such as diaspore, chalcedony, and jade, as well as unusual specimens of lesser-known gems. Learn more here.

Diaspore Value, Price, and Jewelry Information

Diaspore is from the Greek diaspeirein, meaning to scatter, because it falls apart in the hot flame of a blowpipe. It is hard enough for a jewelry stone.