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In the neighbourhood of Los Hervideros and El Golfo you can find the mineral Olivine in the lavarocks.
Officially it is forbidden to take it home, but they do sell it.... It is beautifull to see those little (and sometimes bigger pieces of Ilivine.
These small pieces were sold at Los hervideros for 1euro/each.
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Jul 08 2013 18:33 GMT
Olivine is an interesting mineral, sometimes used in jewelry. Here's a brief article that Andrew posted on about.com:
Jul 08 2013 18:49 GMT
Nice information, Fleur!! We did saw a lot of necklesses , earrings and rings made from this mineral! Often in combination with lavastones ;-)
Jul 08 2013 19:29 GMT
lava stones have interresting structure !!
Jul 09 2013 08:03 GMT
Interesting link from Fleur . These rocks are very attractive Annamaria :)
Jul 15 2013 07:35 GMT
very interesting info
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