SINHALITE MEDIUM YELLOW 4.63 CTS 12571 - RARE COLLECTORS GEM

SINHALITE MEDIUM YELLOW 4.63 CTS 12571 - RARE COLLECTORS GEM

  • $420.00

Carats 4.63
Size 10.8 x 9.6 x 6.1mm
Color Medium Yellow
Clarity VVSI
Shape Cushion
Treatment None
Origin Sri Lanka
Location Colombo,Sri Lanka
Price $ 420.00
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 Luster and Good Clarity.
Large Sizes are Extremely Rare.
A Gem of Lasting Beauty.
Among the Rarest of gemstones.

R.I. :1.66 – 1.71 Hardness :6.5
Chemical Comp. : MgAlBO4
Density : 3.47
Crystal Group :Orthorhombic

Sinhalite is rare gem found only in the gem gravels in Sri Lanka. Usually yellow brown and green and often comes in mixed parcels of semi-precious gems.First discovered in 1952 and due to its rarity, much sought-after by collectors. Sinhalite gets its name from sinhala, the Sanskrit word for the island of Sri Lanka. Sinhalite is strongly pleochroic and a highly lustrous gem, and found almost exclusively in Sri Lanka.