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Shining a light on how minerals get their color

  • NEW YORK TIMES / MAY 7

    Christian Lacroix’s “Gold-Gotha” ensemble and reliquary cross boasts a riot of gemstones. It’s on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York until October.

Some minerals have color because of what they do to light that passes through them or reflects from their surfaces. Read more

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