TOURMALINE 4.49 CTS 17954 - HIGHLY LUSTROUS GEM

TOURMALINE 4.49 CTS 17954 - HIGHLY LUSTROUS GEM

  • $120.00
  • $95.00

Carats 4.49
Size 11.8 x 9.2mm
Color Red Yellow Green
Clarity VVSI
Shape Oval
Treatment None
Origin Sri Lanka
Location Colombo,Sri Lanka
Price $ 120.00
100% Natural - Not treated in any way.
Will make a Gorgeous Ring or Pendent accented with Diamonds.
Gem with High Lustre and Good Clarity.
Large Sizes are Extremely Rare.
A Gem of Lasting Beauty.
Tourmaline Color-change - A unique color miracle displaying a Mix of Red, Yellow, Gold and Green - Rare type of Tourmaline.

Refractive Index1.624(+.005,-.005)-1.644(+.006,-.006)
Hardness: 7-7.5
ChemicalComp(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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