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All gem quality ammolite is mined in Alberta, Canada by two companies: Aurora and Korite
Most ammolite are set in ammolite triplet for protection. Avoid ultrasonic cleaner, chemicals and extreme weather as they may cause the ammolite to separate from the setting
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Because of the fragility of ammolite, most are set in a triplet setting, with a thin slice of ammolite set between a quartz or spinel top and a dark base made of shale or siderite
The largest producer of Ammolite, Korite, says that the ammolite deposits will be exhausted within the next decade of two. The price has been increasing steadily over the years.