ANDALUCITE RED-GREEN  0.60 CTS RARE COLLECTORS GEM - 18750

ANDALUCITE RED-GREEN 0.60 CTS RARE COLLECTORS GEM - 18750

  • $79.00

Carats 0.60
Size 6.5 x 4.3 x 2.8 mm
Color Red & Green
Clarity VC
Shape Oval
Treatment None
Origin Sri Lanka
Location Colombo , Sri Lanka
Price $ 79.00
100% Natural - Not treated in any way.
Rare Colectors Gem
Suitable for Museums,Institutions and Students of Gemology.
Will make a Gorgeous Ring or Pendent accented with Diamonds.
Gem with High Lustre and Good Clarity.
Large Sizes are Extremely Rare!
Andalucite - Beautiful Mix of Red and Green

Refractive Index: 1.628 - 1.647
Hardness: 7 - 7.5
Chemical Comp: Al2SiO5
Density: 3.13 - 3.21
Crystal Group: Orthorhombic

Andalusite is named after Andalusia, the province of Spain where it was first discovered. Andalusite comes in a mix of Red and Green and is pleochroic; it is extremely difficult to cut - to orient the gem to get a pleasing mix of Red Orange and Green which are present in the gem.