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1. Until the 19th century, this gemstone was ground up to create a pigment used in paintings and frescoes:
  Iolite
  Lapis Lazuli
  Coral
  Turquoise
2. The Sinhalese word for lotus is the source for the term "padparadscha," which refers to a specific color of this gem:
  Topaz
  Ruby
  Sapphire
  Garnet
3. This gemstone, discovered in 1967, is mined in only one place in the world: Merelani.
  Malaya Garnet
  Rubellite Tourmaline
  Demantoid Garnet
  Tanzanite

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