Tourmaline Mining in Brazil
Watch as the crew goes to Brazil on the hunt for tourmaline in Brazil. This mining video shows off the ancient mines going over 200 feet with the methods of drilling miners use to find tourmaline. The locals call green tourmaline Brazil green because it resembles Brazil’s flag colors.
Tourmaline comes in a wide array of colors and different species variety. Bi-colored tourmaline is valuable and quite stunning; tourmaline can even be found in more than two colors in the same stone! Tourmaline has exceptional toughness while ranking 7-7.5 on the Mohs hardness scale. It's also an alternative birthstone for October.