Kunz. Although the stone was discovered in the United States, kunzite is also found in Madagascar, Pakistan, and Brazil.
Although it is not common, radiation is sometimes used to deepen the pink color of Kunzite gemstones.
Many pink gemstone rings are made from tourmaline, pink sapphire, pink topaz or kunzite.
Kunzite gems are fragile and their color fades when exposed to bright light or to heat.
You can learn more about kunzite by reading Kunz's book Articles and Notes on Kunzite.
Kunzite is a pink gemstone that was first found in California in 1902 by George F.
Of growing importance are the gems found in California: a few diamonds in Butte county; rock crystal in Calaveras county; and tourmalines, kunzite, the rare pink beryl and bright blue topazes in San Diego county.
In Oxford county tourmaline, spodumene (or kunzite) and beryl occur, the tourmaline crystals being notably large and beautiful.