TOURMALINE ORANGE 5.24 CTS 12899 GORGEOUS ORANGE - RED

TOURMALINE ORANGE 5.24 CTS 12899 GORGEOUS ORANGE - RED

  • $150.00

Carats 5.24
Size 13.4 x 10.2 x 6.5 mm
Color Red - Orange
Clarity VC
Shape Oval
Treatment None
Origin Sri Lanka
Location Colombo,Sri Lanka
Price $ 150.00
100% Natural - Not treated in any way.
Rare Collectors Gem!
Will make a Gorgeous Pendent accented with Diamonds.
Gem with High Luster and Good Clarity.
A Gem of Lasting Beauty.

R I:1.624(+.005,-.005)-1.644(+.006,-.006)
Hardness: 7-7.5
C Cp: (NaCa) (LI,MgFe,Al)9B3Si6(O,OH)31
Density: 3.06 (.05, +.15)
Crystal Group: Hexagonal

Tourmaline occurs in all colors, but red, green, and multicolored are the most popular gems. The name Tourmaline comes from the Singhalese (Sri Lankan) words 'tura mali' –Gem with in a multitude of colors, some have two or more colors, some even color-changing, and also a rare variety- the Cats-eye. Tourmalines will often display several colors and its main feature is its marked dichroism. Green Tourmaline is very popular.

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