Scapolite Cats Eye Light Brown 11.44 Cts 18337 - Rare Collectors Gem

Scapolite Cats Eye Light Brown 11.44 Cts 18337 - Rare Collectors Gem

  • $99.00

Carats 11.44
Size 13.5 x 12.7mm
Color Light Brown
Clarity VSI
Shape Round
Treatment None
Origin Sri Lanka
Location Colombo,Sri Lanka
Price $ 99.00
Ideal Gem for your collection.
Collectors Gem Suitable for gemological Institutions.
Large Sizes are Rare.
Among the Rarest of Gemstones.
Natural gem Free of any Treatment.
100% Natural - Not treated in any way.
Beautiful Center-stone for an engagement Ring
. Will make a Gorgeous Ring or Pendent accented with Diamonds.
Beautiful sharp Cats eye effect.
Large Sizes are Extremely Rare.
A Gem of Lasting Beauty.
Asterism (or Ray Effect) is best seen in Bright Sunlight or by focusing a Flashlight on the face of the gem.

Refractive Index: 1.54 - 1.577
Hardness: 6
Chemical Comp: Na4Al3Si9O24Cl /CA4Al6Si6O24CO3
Density: 2.6-2.71
Crystal Group: Tetragonal

Rarely some Scapolite displays chatoyancy and are cut en-cabochon to cats-eyes, comes mostly Yellow, Brown or colorless – a collectors gem.Scapolite is a common mineral, and its typical habit is in opaque and uninteresting forms. However, several unique localities provide gemmy transparent forms of this mineral, which make a rare and pretty gem. However, despite its lovely colors, Scapolite has been limited from becoming a more mainstream gemstone due to its relatively low hardness.

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