Larimar is a rare and exotic stone, only mined in the Dominican Republic. it is most commonly a blue stone, but can also be found in red, black, white and green. Larimar comes in many colors of blues and greens, all the different colors of the sea. There is red Larimar which is actually copper. Some stones are silky in texture and some have pronounced patterns of blues, greens and whites. To this day the miners still use primitive tools such as picks, shovels and hammers to dig in the mines. The only modern items they have to work with are electricity and a air pump. Many miners have lost their lives during rainy season due to flooding and mudslides in search of the stone. The quantity of Larimar left in the mines is unknown, which makes the supply of Larimar uncertain.