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Glossary Terms "Q" and "R" Completed

We completed editing the Glossary terms starting with Q and R, including updating the content and links, and adding pictures. Now on to "S", which contains the most phrases of all letters in the glossary!

World's Largest Cut Emerald

Take a look at this video on CNN, which shows a whopping 25 Lb faceted Emerald:

The Emerald, which is from Brazil, is definitely large, and it has the emerald-green color. However, it lacks transparency and is not gem-quality, so it is not quite as outstanding as the video makes it out to be. Still in all, it's mammoth size is unprecedented, and the Emerald crystal from which it was faceted must have been quite a piece.