4.01 ct Natural Iolite Cordierite loose gemstone untreated


Don’t miss this big and heavy blue Iolite loose gemstone of over four carats. Natural Iolite gemstone of this size and weight are very rare and difficult to find nowadays. Iolite comes from the Cordierite mineral family an ancient mineral also used by Vikings to navigate and ancient people. This stone was genuine earth mined in Madagascar, where it was shaped into a well proportioned oval faceted cut with good size and luster. This Iolite gemstone display an intense violet blue color hue with strong pleochroism, medium saturation and medium dark tone. This iolite loose gemstone present a transparent clarity with some minor inclusions into the crystal of the stone which doesn’t compromise the attractiveness of this blue gemstone. This Iolite now available at affordable price can be used in jewelry to make elegant silver ring or pendant or any kind of unique jewelry pieces. Natural iolite gemstone are considered one of the most attractive blue gemstone, duo to its appereance and color very close to sapphire and tanzanite, it has strong pleochroism and 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. Images and photos doesn’t make justice to this beautiful natural iolite of four carats, completely genuine and untreated.

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  • Material: 100% Natural Iolite
  • Quantity: 1
  • Color: Blue
  • Weight: 3.03 ct
  • Dimensions: 10.4 x 9.2 x 5.3 mm.
  • Cut: Cushion
  • Clarity: VSI
  • Luster: Good
  • Origin: Madagascar
  • Hardness: 7
  • Treatment: None