Tumblestones B

Beryl See Morganite, aquamarine and heliodor
Beryl 7.5
Green, Blue, Yellow, Colourless, Pink and others.
Columbia and Brazil
Common
Suitable to cleanse in water
Notes
Pink is usually heated treated


Beryl (Golden)
Beryl 7.5
Known as Heliodore
Yellowy gold as in golden
Pink, green, white, blue
Brazil, Scotland England,
Common
Suitable to cleanse in water


Bloodstone Also known as Heliotrope and Blood Jasper, Blue Jasper, Oriental Jasper
Quartz 7
Red-green
Australia, Brazil, China, Russia, Czech Republic
Common
Suitable to cleanse in water
Notes
Bloodstone is green jasper with spots of red iron oxide. If placed in water it will reject its polish, as it is porous.
Bloodstone is a form of opaque Chalcedony and both are part of the Quartz family.


Barite
Sulphates 3
Colourless, white, yellow, orange, red, brown, blue, grey; sometimes multi-coloured and banded
Similar to calcite
Australia, Belgium, England, and Morocco, USA
Common
Not suitable to cleanse in water


Boji stones
Fossil 7
Black or grey/brown with a gold sparkle
Common
Rainbow rare
Colorado USA
Do not use in elixirs toxic
Do not use with children or animals they are too powerful
Notes
When buying your Boji stone make sure you have a birth certificate of authenticity.
Boji Stones are becoming increasingly difficult to find, and the owners say backorders are now approaching two years!


Bornite Also known as Peacock Ore
Sulphide 3
Coppery red, brown
Tasmania, Chile, Peru, Arizona, UK
Common
Not suitable to cleanse in water


Bowenite Also known as New Jade, Massive fine granular green rock variety of antigorite.
Silicate 5.0
Member of the Serpentine family.
Dark forest green to light olive green with shades approaching yellow
Russia
Common
State gemstone of Rhode Island
Not suitable to cleanse in water
Notes
Bowenite is Serpentine.


Bronzite Also known as Enstatite
Silicate 5.6
Colourless, yellow, green, brown, black
Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Arizona, Brazil
Common
Not suitable to cleanse in water
Notes
This is an appropriately named stone; it really does look like bronze and has the weight, feel and appearance of a metal. Once recognised, Bronzite is unlikely to be mistaken for any other stone.


Buddstone (also known as African Jade)
Silicate 3
Green can be mottled
South Africa
Common
Not suitable to cleanse in water
Notes
Green Quartz from South Africa


Bustamite
Manganese calcium silicate 6
Variety of Rhodonite
Pale to deep pink; also red, brownish red, and red brown.
South Africa is the main source, USA, Australia
Common
Not suitable to cleanse in water

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