"Pretty soon this will be me… You know your obsession with turquoise jewelry has gone too far when random people will approach you and try to sell you their turquoise because they know you will buy it no questions asked- it’s just done and done." (Motherchief)
LARIMAR - The blue variety of pectolite has become known as Larimar. A very rare mineral, it has only been found in the Dominican Republic. Discovered only in 1974, Larimar is hard to find outside of the Caribbean. By chemical composition, Larimar is a hydrated sodium calcium silicate with manganese, and has a hardness of 4.5 to 5 on the Mohs scale.