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2.16 ct Blue Iolite cordierite loose gemstone untreated

$44 $32

Untreated blue Iolite loose gemstone from the Cordierite mineral family. This stone was genuine earth mined in Madagascar, where it was shaped into a faceted oval commercial cut. This Iolite gemstone show an attractive violet blue color hue with strong pleochroism, medium saturation and medium light tone. This iolite loose gemstone present a transparent clarity with some visible inclusions. This Iolite loose gemstone can be an interesting piece to be analyzed at microscope to discover typical inclusions of this kind of gemstone, now available at affordable price, it can also be used in jewelry to make cheap silver ring or pendant or any kind of jewelry to make practice. Natural iolite gemstone are considered one of the most attractive blue gemstone, duo to its appereance very close to sapphire and tanzanite, it is considered a medium durable stone with an hardness of 7 on the Mohs scale like stones from the Quartz mineral family, like amethyst and citrine. This natural iolite is perfect to make practice like gemmologist or jeweller, stone setter.

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Description

  • Material: 100% Natural Iolite
  • Quantity: 1
  • Color: Blue
  • Weight: 2.16 ct
  • Dimensions: 9.8 X 7.8 X 4.7 mm.
  • Cut: Oval
  • Clarity: SI/I
  • Luster: Nice
  • Origin: Madagascar
  • Hardness: 7
  • Treatment: None