APATITE CATS EYE MEDIUM BROWN 3.12 CTS 18511 - RARE COLLECTORS GEM

APATITE CATS EYE MEDIUM BROWN 3.12 CTS 18511 - RARE COLLECTORS GEM

  • $99.00

Carats 3.12
Size 8.7 x 7.0 x 6.0 mm
Color Medium Brown
Clarity TRC/VC
Shape Oval
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.

R.I. :1.63-1.64
Hardness :5
Chemical Comp. :Phosphate group
Density :3.17-3.23
Crystal Group :Hexagonal

Apatite Cats-eyes are also popular with fairly good chatoyancy. Apatite comes in attractive colors - blue, violet, purple, yellow-green and, blue-green. Although a soft material, it is widely used in jewellery due to its bright and attractive colors. Apatite is also very heat sensitive.