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  last edited:  11/23/15     number of videos: 71 
 

AGATE                                                                                       
Lake Superior Agate Hunting
    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZByI3L8sPko
Cutting and Polishing Agates
    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RmOJqiiQfP0
Fire Agate Dragon  (1:51)
    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=adWGi0T0-U4

AMBER
Baltic Amber (20:24)
    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ixnW_qWVS54                                       
Baltic Amber- part 2  (7:51)
    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBC1mbuAa18
Amber Testing  (1:49(
    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i5GIgry8gfk

AMETHYST
Digging for Amethyst
    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ffs4ABGcZ40
Uruguay Amethyst Mine  (1:15)                                  
     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OFQQfzCxyqc
Amethyst Jewelry  (5:51)
     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bNH-GdsuRks

AQUAMARINE                                                                               
Digging for Aquamarine Crystals- Georgia  ((4:20)
    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1RGNt0oMTDI
Colorado Aquamarine Crystals, Colorado  (2:27)
     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NPodBNK6jkM
Aquamarine Color Range  (1:58)
     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6O578ipER7k

Digging Aquamarine Crystals

       http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1wCk1iD-rIM&feature=related

 

DIAMONDS
Diamond Mines (44:48)**
    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f48PopFqzNk
How to Find Diamonds in the rough (Arkansas)  (1:54)
    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SAZPQxr4ydo
Diamonds of the Orange River  (30:20)
    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SAZPQxr4ydo                             
The Most Expensive Diamond in the World  (1:25)
     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PCloYgqXNJE
Diamond Education  (7:03)
    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nNfc57ThFiI
How to Chose a Diamond- the 4 C’s  (4:21)
    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oqhaty0ny0g

Diamond Mining

     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GcOSCe-0nsI&feature=related
     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pi4ScNfeKJc&feature=related
How diamonds are made (lab)
     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_wJYkWpd6OY
Diamond cutting tool
     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XwKCALyJ7r8
Polishing diamonds
     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tMVzS3uTBAg
     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QQs0qWR8MaM
The 10 biggest polished diamonds
     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W9Dz9VlLI-c
Finding a rough diamond
     http://www.you
tube.com/watch?v=Jul8IjYzinI
Blood diamonds
       http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eThlmx7w9r0


EMERALDS
Glory of a Faceted Emerald (0:13)
     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pMNY9UbzgQg
Biggest Faceted Emerald  (0:41)
    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DdHzX7UHKeo
Faceted Emerald Parcel  (1:18)
     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0P3hZBaxGY
Mining for Emeralds in Brazil  (2:31)
     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rhWIK_yZ7XA
 How to buy an emerald
     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBPdPEOv7uA
 
$400 million dollar emerald
     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RO7UwZ3bNa4

 World's Largest Emerald

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C_F2PgWWVSk&feature=related


GARNET
Garnet Prospecting in Australia  (9:32)
    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qe-34g5vgtg
Garnet Hunting in Nevada  (9:17)
    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4z_zkwS0XFk
Garnet Cutting  (4:20)
     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gK0k8DBevS8
Digging out Fullarton River garnets
     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O-g6K46Klpg


OPALS
How to Mine for Opals  (5:19)
     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WrmQwBGN0fY
Large Blue Opal  (0:40)
     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IukAQOr2ztk
How to Cut and Opal  (21:00)
    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=43-Ju5yJxjA
Opal Mining in Lightning Ridge  (16:23)
    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OFVYqWnAKGA
Black Opal-Super Fire Opal

     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aM71HA0_Bo0&feature=related
Australian Boulder Opals

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sc-yGcoggwM&feature=related
Freda's Log Opal-petrified wood

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OrOzVKSftvE&feature=related


PERIDOT
Peridot Hunting  (2:24)
    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OFVYqWnAKGA
How to Find Peridot  (8:14)
    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SAZPQxr4ydo
August Birthstone- Peridot  (1:52)
    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SAZPQxr4ydo

RUBIES
Search for Rare Sunset Rubies  (3:57)
     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F9hQiNHsvPY
Blood Red Rubies of Burma   (47:13)
     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3liOrXXwNl4
Rubies at the Bankok Gem Show  (6:38)
    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SuHQpluNCPc
Rubies: real, synthetic and simulated
     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f4HcHBfFC6c
How to buy a Ruby
     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H_1033BQuPQ

SAPPHIRES                                                                               
How to Find Sapphires  (7:47)
     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fI6Kxk7iU30
World’s Largest Sapphire Found in Sri Lanka  (0:46)
     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9AxySvQ9yqo
How to Find Sapphires in Australia
    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gXtZeg9tdJ8

Looking for sapphires

     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3BaIYuFFNHI&feature=related
How to buy a sapphire
     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9XBLqEjqSsY
 


TOPAZ
Topaz Hunting- Utah  (2:32)
    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9WqYtxH6x-E
Rick Mining Gem Topaz  (7:21)
     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dxL0bmVfv5c
Facts About Topaz Gemstone  (2:38)
    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DdsDzDq6Z-s

TOURMALINE                                                                                                                    
Hunt for Tourmaline near San Diego  (2:41)
    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vmQ3wO7V63o
Dig for Tourmaline at the Himalaya Mine  (1:24)
     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KjPGcIMT61k
Tourmaline Gemstone Spotlight  (1:55)
    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lZ1pDLwoELY
Himalaya Tourmaline Mine
     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-6BPMALFdkk
Family Tourmaline Adventure
     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vmQ3wO7V63o


TURQUOISE
Royston Turquoise Mine  (7:53)                                                           
     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eRVHG1eRn68
How to Cut Bisbee Turquoise  (27:02) ***
    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GzMjKfY3LHw
Kingman Turquoise  (2:10)
    
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aDn5sehYodM
Turquoise-Real or Fake? (5:01)
     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KrOfKK3wc2U

 
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