Aquamarine Stone Benefits and Uses

History and Facts of Aquamarine Stone Derived from the Roman word “aqua,” meaning water” and “mare” meaning sea, Aquamarine Stone gem does indeed resemble the color of seawater. A member of the beryl family, it was first mined in 1811 in Brazil, but the earliest documented use of an aquamarine gemstone is by the Greeks, around 480 to 300 BC. Aquamarine stone occurs primarily in granite pegmatites and to a lesser extent in granite vugs. It is also in hydrothermal carbonate veins and greisens. It is typically associated with quartz, feldspars and muscovite, and often occurs with other common pegmatite minerals … Continue reading Aquamarine Stone Benefits and Uses