3.03 ct Natural blue Iolite Cordierite loose gemstone untreated


This is a big and heavy rare blue Iolite loose gemstone of over three carats in weigh. This gemstone comes from the Cordierite mineral family. This stone was genuine earth mined in Madagascar, where it was shaped into a well proportioned antique cushion faceted cut. This Iolite gemstone display an attractive violet blue color hue with strong pleochroism, medium saturation and medium tone. This iolite loose gemstone present a transparent clarity with some minor inclusions almost invisible to naked eye. This Iolite loose gemstone, 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 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, completely untreated of three carats.

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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