ANDALUSITE 1.02 Cts OVAL SHAPE - 20306 RARE COLLECTORS GEMS

ANDALUSITE 1.02 Cts OVAL SHAPE - 20306 RARE COLLECTORS GEMS

  • $190.00

Carats 1.12
Size 6.25 x 5.93 mm
Color Orangish Brown Green
Clarity VC
Shape Oval
Treatment None
Origin Sri Lanka
Location Colombo, Sri Lanka
Price $ 190.00
100% Natural - Not treated in any way.
Rare Collectors 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.
A Gem of Lasting Beauty.
Andalucite - Beautiful Mix of Red and Green
Among the Rarest of gemstones.

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.


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