Where did the mineral variscite get its name?

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  • Variscite is named after the German district of Variscia, where this mineral was first found. Variscia is the old historical name of the current region of Vogtland. For additional information, see the gemstone section on Variscite.
  • Variscite is named after the German district of Variscia, where this mineral was first found. Variscia is the old historical name of the current region of Vogtland. For additional information, see the gemstone section on Variscite. Light green to emerald-green, apple-green, and bluish-green. Rarely purple, orange, pink, red, brown, or yellow.

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