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How is tourmaline mined?

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asked Oct 28, 2018 by Candi (120 points)

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I don't know if tourmaline is mined industrially, but my guess would be within veins of pegamite or deep layers of metamorphic to igneous rock. That is how many gemstones are mined, so that would be my best guess.
answered Nov 6, 2018 by linkisnotzelda (5,340 points)

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