Какой камень называют «параиба»?

The name "Paraiba" is applied to the Cu- and Mn-containing tourmaline (namely to the elbaite), with a color range from green to blue with a purple hue. It was discovered in Paraiba, Brazil pegmatites. Later similar tourmalines were found in other states, as well as in Africa - Nigeria, and later in Mozambique. Since 2007 (in accordance with the decision of the LMHC of April 20, 2007) the following description of these tourmalines has been adopted:

Supergroup - Tourmaline; Mineral species - Elbait; Variety is Paraiba.

Sometimes in gemmological conclusions and in trade the formulation is used: Tourmaline, "paraiba" type.