Where did the name of the crystal tourmaline come from?

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Catharine Rodriguez asked a question: Where did the name of the crystal tourmaline come from?
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Date created: Fri, Jun 18, 2021 12:39 AM
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  • There is a lot of mystery surrounding Tourmaline even today – and in fact, even the origin of the name of this crystal admits that there is plenty we as yet don’t understand! The name Tourmaline is from the Sinhalese words ‘turamali’, which means “unknown gemstones of mixed colors”.

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