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Amethyst Crystal


Item: amep267
This natural amethyst crystal stands 3.7" tall x 3.4" wide x 2.4" deep
Mined in Brazil
Price: $102.50
This natural color amethyst crystal was base-sawn so that it stands up, and then some surfaces were polished to show the internal transparency and color. This genuine amethyst crystal is unheated and untreated. It is semi-transparent to transparent with a large facet grade area at the tip that would yield a 30 carat gemstone. The color is a light to medium purple natural color. See also an opposite side view of this large amethyst crystal.

4.1 inch tall Amethyst Crystal


Item: amep268
Polished point amethyst crystal weighing 1.6 Lbs
This natural amethyst crystal stands 4.1" tall x 3.3" wide x 2.6" deep
Mined in Brazil
Price: $132.95
This natural color amethyst crystal was base-sawn so that it stands up, and then the point was polished to show the internal transparency and color. The sides are all in their natural state, and they have a small amount of white clay minerals still attached. This genuine amethyst crystal is unheated and untreated. It is semi-transparent to transparent with some facet grade areas inside. The color is a light to medium purple natural color. See also an opposite side view of this polished point amethyst crystal.

Gem-Grade Amethyst Crystal, 6.3 inches tall


Item: amep271
Polished point amethyst crystal weighging 4.5 Lbs
This natural amethyst crystal stands 6.3" tall x 4.7" wide x 3.4" deep
Mined in Brazil
Price: $361.25
This natural color amethyst crystal was base-sawn so that it stands up, and then the point was polished to show the internal transparency and color. The sides are all in their natural state, and they have a small amount of white clay minerals still attached. This genuine amethyst crystal is unheated and untreated. It is semi-transparent to transparent with a large facet grade area at the tip that would yield a 70 carat gemstone! The color is a medium-dark natural purple color. See an opposite side view of this large polished point amethyst crystal.

Amethyst Polished Freefrom Specimen

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Item: amep280
This specimen of polished natural amethyst is 2.3" x 1.8" x 1.3"
Mined in Brazil
Price: $46.25
This natural color amethyst specimen was sawn into this freeform shape and then polished on all surfaces. This genuine amethyst specimen is unheated and untreated. It is transparent with many small facet grade areas inside!

Amethyst Polished Freefrom Specimen


Item: amep281
This specimen of polished natural amethyst is 3.2" x 2.1" x 1.4"
Mined in Brazil
Price: $64.25
This natural color amethyst specimen was sawn into this freeform shape and then polished on all surfaces. This genuine amethyst specimen is unheated and untreated. It is transparent with several large facet grade areas inside.

Amethyst Facet or Lapidary Rough


Item: amef132r
229.5 grams
4 3/4 x 2 x 1 5/8 inches approx.
Maraba, Brazil
Price: $130.50
This large crystal of amethyst lapidary rough was mined in Maraba, Brazil and has colors of light to dark purple with some noticeable color zoning. The upper portion of this crystal shows some bluish color overtones in fluorescent lighting and reddish color overtones in incandescent lighting. The lower portion of this crystal grades from transparent purple down to milky white quartz at the base. Also there is still some milky white quartz attached to the sides. This crystal crystal shows a nice "negative" image along one side. Although this rough contains some noticeable veils and small inclusions it should cut several nice gem stones, or a nice carving or cabs. The clean areas require some orientation for the best results.

Amethyst Facet or Lapidary Rough


Item: amef133r
209 grams
4 5/8 x 1 3/4 x 1 1/2 inches approx.
Maraba, Brazil
Price: $104.50
This large crystal of amethyst lapidary rough was mined in Maraba, Brazil and has colors of light to dark purple with some noticeable color zoning. The upper portion of this crystal shows some bluish color overtones in fluorescent lighting and reddish color overtones in incandescent lighting. The lower portion of this crystal grades from transparent purple down to milky white quartz at the base. Also there is still some milky white quartz attached to the sides. This crystal shows a nice "negative" image along one side. Although this rough contains some noticeable veils and small inclusions it should cut several nice gem stones, or a nice carving or cabs. The clean areas require some orientation for the best results.

Amethyst Crystal of Facet or Lapidary Grade


Item: amef134r
188 grams
4 x 1 7/8 x 1 5/8 inches approx.
Maraba, Brazil
Price: $169.00
This large crystal of amethyst lapidary grade rough has two crystal tips. It was mined in Maraba, Brazil and has colors of light to dark purple with some noticeable color zoning. The upper portion of this crystal shows some bluish color overtones in fluorescent lighting and reddish color overtones in incandescent lighting. The lower portion of this crystal grades from transparent purple down to milky white quartz at the base. Also there is still some milky white quartz attached to the sides. Although this rough contains some noticeable veils and small inclusions it should cut several nice gem stones, or a nice carving or cabs. This crystal also has a "negative" in-print along one side. See also another view of this natural specimen of natural amethyst facet rough. The clean areas require some orientation for the best results.

Gem-Grade Amethyst Rough, 289.75 carats


Item: amef124
This Facet grade amethyst rough specimen weighs 289.75 carats (57.95 grams)
Natural Amethyst Facet Rough Dimensions: 1.8" x 1.4" x 1"
Discovered at Maraba, Brazil
Price: $115.90
This piece of natural amethyst gem grade rough was found at Maraba, Brazil. It has 100% natural color with some color zoning. In one direction, this natural amethyst chunk has very pale purple color. Perpendicular to this direction the color is a beautiful light purple color as shown at left. This rare quality amethyst piece makes a great specimen of gem grade amethyst just as it is. This amethyst specimen is also ideal for making a large flawless carving or faceted gemstones. It is over 50% internally flawless, and it would yield more than 80 carats of totally clean faceted gemstones.

Gem-Grade Amethyst Rough, 679.5 carats


Item: amef127
This Facet grade amethyst rough specimen weighs 679.5 carats (135.9grams)
Natural Amethyst Facet Rough Dimensions: 2.4" x 2.3" x 1.7"
Discovered at Maraba, Brazil
Price: $271.80
This piece of natural amethyst gem grade rough was found at Maraba, Brazil. It has 100% natural color with noticeable color zoning showing almost colorless areas, some smoky quartz areas, and other areas with beautiful light purple color. See also another view of this natural bi-color specimen of natural amethyst facet rough. This natural color amethyst rough piece makes a great specimen of gem grade amethyst with smoky quartz just as it is, although it also is ideal for making a large flawless carving or a large flawless faceted gemstone with both amethyst and smoky quartz in the same gem (bi-color amethyst with smoky quartz!). This natural color amethyst rough is over 60% internally flawless, and it would yield over 200 carats of totally clean faceted gemstones.

Flawless Rough-Sawn Ametrine, 112.9 carats


Item: amtf108
Natural color ametrine facet rough weighing 112.9 carats
Ametrine Dimensions: 36mm x 28mm x 21mm
Mined in Bolivia
Price: $197.58
This piece of natural color ametrine faceting rough was mined in Bolivia in 2001. We sawed away all of the included areas in this genuine ametrine piece leaving a huge flawless piece, and it could yield a 45 carat ametrine gemstone! It has areas inside with golden-orange citrine color and an area with purple amethyst color (100% natural colors).

Rough-Sawn Ametrine with Huge Flawless Area, 132.1 carats


Item: amtf107
Natural color ametrine facet rough weighing 132.1 carats
Ametrine Dimensions: 41mm x 25mm x 21mm
Mined in Bolivia
Price: $231.18
This piece of natural color ametrine faceting rough was mined in Bolivia in 2001. We sawed away all of the included areas in this genuine ametrine piece leaving a huge flawless area, and it could yield a 50 carat ametrine gemstone! It has areas inside with golden-orange citrine color and areas with purple amethyst color (100% natural colors).

Heliodor Crystal Specimen


Item: helm138
Natural color heliodor specimen weighing 55.95 carats (11.19 grams)
Heliodor Crystal Dimensions: 1.6" long x 0.5" x 0.4" (40mm x 14mm x 11mm)
Mined in 2002 at Padre Paraiso, Brazil
Price: $251.78
This natural heliodor specimen is a crystal section with all natural prismatic faces in good condition. The color is a beautiful natural strong yellowish-green color. This 1.6 inch long natural heliodor crystal section is transparent throughout its length with several small flawless areas inside.

Heliodor Crystal Specimen


Item: helm141
Natural color heliodor specimen weighing 74.85 carats (14.97 grams)
Heliodor Crystal Dimensions: 1.9" long x 0.5" x 0.4" (49mm x 14mm x 11mm)
Mined in 2002 at Padre Paraiso, Brazil
Price: $374.25
This natural heliodor specimen is a crystal section with all natural surfaces and its prismatic faces are in good condition. The color is a very strong natural greenish yellow. This 1.9 inch long heliodor crystal section is transparent throughout its length with some flawless areas inside that would yield about 4 carats of flawless gemstones.

2.5 inch Heliodor Crystal


Item: helm142
Natural color heliodor specimen weighing 106.4 carats (21.28 grams)
Heliodor Crystal Dimensions: 2.6" long x 0.6" x 0.5" (65mm x 14.5mm x 12mm)
Mined in 2002 at Padre Paraiso, Brazil
Price: $521.36
This naturally terminated heliodor crystal has all natural surfaces with its prismatic faces and terminations good overall condition with some abrasions. The color is a very beautiful and strong natural greenish yellow. This 2.6 inch long natural heliodor crystal is transparent throughout its length with several small flawless areas inside.

3.1 inch Heliodor Crystal


Item: helm143
Natural color heliodor specimen weighing 121.35 carats (24.27 grams)
Heliodor Crystal Dimensions: 3.1" long x 0.6" x 0.4" (80.5mm x 15mm x 10mm)
Mined in 2002 at Padre Paraiso, Brazil
Price: $582.48
This naturally terminated heliodor crystal has all natural surfaces with its prismatic faces and terminations in very good condition. The color is a beautiful natural greenish yellow, and the crystal becomes colorless (beryl variety: goshenite) at the tip. This 3.1 inch long natural heliodor crystal is transparent throughout its length with several small flawless areas inside.

3.5 inch Heliodor Crystal


Item: helm146
Natural color heliodor specimen weighing 364.8 carats (72.96 grams)
Heliodor Crystal Dimensions: 3.5" long x 0.75" x 0.6" (88mm x 25.5mm x 18.5mm)
Mined in 2002 at Padre Paraiso, Brazil
Price: $2736.00
This beautiful collector crystal of naturally terminated heliodor has all natural surfaces with its prismatic faces and terminations in very good condition. The rich color is completely natural, it is a very strong greenish yellow with a colorless zone right at the tip! This 3.5 inch long natural color beryl crystal is transparent throughout its length with several facet grade areas inside. See a view of this heliodor crystal standing upright. This heliodor crystal has unusual tapering hexagonal form which gets smaller in diameter towards its tip. See also an opposite side view of this natural heliodor crystal.

5.2 inch Heliodor Crystal


Item: helm147
Natural color heliodor specimen weighing 396.4 carats (79.28 grams)
Heliodor Crystal Dimensions: 3.5" long x 0.75" x 0.6" (131mm x 22mm x 16mm)
Mined in 2002 at Padre Paraiso, Brazil
Price: $2973.00
This beautiful collector crystal of naturally terminated heliodor has all natural surfaces with its prismatic faces and terminations in good condition. The rich color is completely natural, it is a very strong greenish yellow with a nearly colorless very pale blue zone right at the tip! This 5.2 inch long natural color beryl crystal is transparent throughout its length with many small facet grade areas inside. This heliodor crystal has very unusual tapering hexagonal form which gets larger in diameter towards its tip! See also an opposite side view of this natural heliodor crystal.

Gem-Grade Aquamarine Crystal With Termination 12.79 grams


Item: aquf111
12.79 grams
27.0mm x19.0mm x 17.0mm)
Ponta Marambaia, Brazil
Price: $217.43
This light tone natural color aquamarine crystal is exceptionally clean. It is a light tone of yellowish green with a small amount of blue. There is a large very clean area for cutting a nice good sized gem, or the piece can be left just as it is and incorporated into a unique piece of jewelry or keep as a collection piece. This gem-grade aquamarine crystal would yield about 15 carats of light toned aquamarine gems. See another view of this natural aquamarine rough. See also another view of this natural aquamarine rough.

Gem-Grade Aquamarine Crystal, 22.6 carats


Item: aquf113
Natural color aquamarine rough weighing 4.52 grams (22.6 carats)
Aqua Rough Dimensions: 1" x 0.4" x 0.3"
Mined at Marambaia, Brazil
Price: $135.60
This naturally terminated aquamarine crystal has pale natural blue-green color. It has very good transparency with only some very faint natural inclusions inside, and it would yield a very lightly included faceted gem (nearly eye-clean) weighing 6 carats. This natural aquamarine crystal could also be wire-wrapped and made in to a beautiful pendant just as it is. The prismatic faces and the end terminations are in mostly good condition with only minor abrasions. This aquamarine has vitreous luster on its prismatic faces and on the pinacoidal termination. This unique aquamarine crystal has hexagonal prismatic form.

2.25 inch Gem-Grade Aquamarine Crystal


Item: aquf114
Natural color aquamarine rough weighing 18.91 grams (94.55 carats)
Aquamarine Crystal Dimensions: 2.25" long x 0.6" x 0.45"
Mined at Marambaia, Brazil
Price: $756.40
This naturally terminated aquamarine crystal has pale natural blue-green color. It has very good transparency with only some very faint natural inclusions inside, and it would yield 40 carats of very lightly included and well matched faceted gems (nearly eye-clean). This natural aquamarine crystal could also be wire-wrapped and made into a beautiful and unique pendant just as it is. The prismatic faces and the end terminations are in good condition with only minor abrasions. This aquamarine has vitreous luster on its prismatic faces and on the pinacoidal termination. This unique aquamarine crystal has hexagonal prismatic form. See another view of this natural gem grade aquamarine crystal.

4.5 Lb. Green Kunzite (hiddenite) Crystal


Item: hidm110
This genuine kunzite crystal weighs 2038 grams (4.5 pounds)
Green kunzite crystal measurements: 8.3" x 3.0" x 2.1" (21.1cm x 7.6cm x 5.3cm)
mined in Gilgit, Pakistan
Price: $6114.00
This very rare size & fine quality green kunzite crystal (also known as hiddenite) weighs 4.5 pounds! It actually is bi-color, having very intense golden-lime color at one end with deep green color at the opposite end (100% natural colors), and it has large areas with superb transparency as shown in the photo at left, with many facet-grade areas in its interior. This spectacular golden-green spodumene crystal is also naturally terminated at each end (referred to as being bi-terminated). See also a back-view photo.

Pale Yellow Kunzite Crystal

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Item: kunm353
Kunzite specimen weighing 69 carats (13.8 grams)
This natural color kunzite crystal is 1.3" long x 0.7" x 0.6"
(34mm x 17mm x 15mm)
Found at Laghman, Afghanistan
Price: $34.95
This kunzite specimen is a naturally terminated kunzite crystal with pale yellow natural color. It is transparent with gem-grade areas inside.

Transparent Kunzite Specimen


Item: kunm273
Natural color kunzite weighs 260.5 carats (52.1 grams)
This genuine kunzite specimen is 2.5" long x 1.3" x 0.8"
(63mm x 33mm x 21mm)
This genuine kunzite was discovered by local miners at Nooristan, Afghanistan
Price: $130.25
This beautiful kunzite crystal is unheated and untreated with pale pink natural color. It is transparent with some large gem-grade areas inside!

Gem Grade Kunzite Crystal


Item: kunm365
Kunzite specimen weighing 216 carats (43.2 grams)
This natural color kunzite crystal is 2.3" long x 0.8" x 0.75"
(58mm x 20mm x 19mm)
Found at Laghman, Afghanistan
Price: $172.80
This natural kunzite crystal has very pale pink natural color. It has large gem grade areas inside and would yield 25 carats of eye clean gemstones. See also an opposite side view of this natural kunzite crystal.

Natural Yellow Kunzite Crystal with Gem Grade Area


Item: kunm302
332.0 carats (66.4 grams)
this natural color kunzite crystal is 2.3" long x 0.9" x 0.7"
(58mm x 24mm x 17mm)
mined at Nooristan, Afghanistan
Price: $182.25
This genuine kunzite crystal has light yellow natural color. It is mostly transparent with a large facet-grade area inside!

Gem Grade Pink and Green Kunzite Crystal


Item: kunm389
Natural color kunzite crystal weighs 449 carats (89.8 grams)
This kunzite crystal is 3.75" long x 1.4" x 0.8"
This genuine kunzite was found in 2003 at Nooristan, Afghanistan
Price: $381.65
This unique kunzite crystal is unheated and untreated with light pink natural color that grades into light yellow-green color at one end! It is transparent, and it would yield a single large lightly included gem weighing 70 carats! See also another view of this natural bi-color kunzite crystal.

Gem Grade Bi-Color Kunzite Crystal


Item: kunm392
Natural color kunzite crystal weighs 509 carats (101.8 grams)
This kunzite crystal is 2.2" long x 1.8" x 1.2"
This genuine kunzite was found in 2003 at Nooristan, Afghanistan
Price: $432.65
This unique bi-color kunzite crystal is unheated and untreated with light pink natural color at one end that grades into light yellow towards the opposite end. It has very fine transparency, and it would yield 40 carats of eye clean faceted gemstones! It is naturally terminated with terminations in very good condition. See also another view of this natural bi-color kunzite crystal.

Gem-Grade Natural Yellow Kunzite Crystal


Item: kunm304
850.3 carats (170.06 grams)
3.3" long x 1.7" x 0.9"
(85mm x 43mm x 22mm)
mined at Nooristan, Afghanistan
Price: $421.95
This genuine kunzite crystal has light yellow natural color. It is semi-transparent with several large facet-grade areas inside!

Gem Grade Yellow Kunzite Crystal


Item: kunm394
This gem grade natural yellow kunzite weighs 2228.4 carats (445.7 grams)
Natural kunzite dimensions: 6.5" long x 1.6" x 1.1"
This genuine kunzite was found by local miners at Nooristan, Afghanistan
Price: $1337.10
This natural kunzite crystal is unheated and untreated with yellow natural color. It is transparent with several facet grade areas inside. This yellow kunzite crystal is naturally bi-terminated with terminations and prismatic faces in very fine condition. See another view of this fine collector quality crystal of natural color yellow kunzite crystal.

Fine Quality Yellow Kunzite Crystal


Item: kunm390
This natural color yellow kunzite crystal weighs 827 carats (165.4 grams)
Yellow Kunzite Crystal measurements: 3.6" long x 1.3" x 1"
Found at Nooristan, Afghanistan
Price: $744.20
This fine quality kunzite crystal is unheated and untreated with beautiful yellow natural color. The upper 40% has amazing facet grade transparency! See also another view of this natural fine quality yellow kunzite crystal. The tip is covered with naturally etched terminations in excellent condition! See a close-up view of the tip of this natural yellow kunzite crystal.

5.8 inch Gem Grade Yellow Kunzite Crystal


Item: kunm358
This gem grade natural yellow kunzite weighs 731 carats (146.2 grams)
Natural Kunzite Crystal Dimensions: 5.8" long x 1" x 1"
Discovered at Laghman, Afghanistan
Price: $913.75
This natural kunzite crystal has rich yellow natural color. Over 50% of its interior is of flawless gem-grade transparency! See another view of this amazing yellow kunzite crystal. This beautiful yellow kunzite crystal is naturally terminated. This rare quality yellow kunzite crystal would yield over 150 carats of flawless fine yellow kunzite faceted gemstones! See also a close-up view of the naturally terminated tip of this unique kunzite crystal.

Gem Grade Natural Yellow Kunzite Crystal


Item: kunm306
This gem grade natural yellow kunzite weighs 948.3 carats (189.66 grams)
Natural kunzite dimensions: 4.3" long x 1.8" x 0.9"
(111mm x 45mm x 20mm)
Mined at Nooristan, Afghanistan
Price: $1185.38
This natural kunzite crystal has rich yellow natural color. Over 70% of its interior is of flawless gem-grade transparency! This yellow kunzite crystal is naturally terminated with some broken areas. This rare quality natural yellow kunzite crystal would yield over 250 carats of flawless fine yellow kunzite faceted gemstones!
 

Heliodor Crystal Specimen


Item: helm138
Natural color heliodor specimen weighing 55.95 carats (11.19 grams)
Heliodor Crystal Dimensions: 1.6" long x 0.5" x 0.4" (40mm x 14mm x 11mm)
Mined in 2002 at Padre Paraiso, Brazil
Price: $251.78
This natural heliodor specimen is a crystal section with all natural prismatic faces in good condition. The color is a beautiful natural strong yellowish-green color. This 1.6 inch long natural heliodor crystal section is transparent throughout its length with several small flawless areas inside.

Heliodor Crystal Specimen


Item: helm141
Natural color heliodor specimen weighing 74.85 carats (14.97 grams)
Heliodor Crystal Dimensions: 1.9" long x 0.5" x 0.4" (49mm x 14mm x 11mm)
Mined in 2002 at Padre Paraiso, Brazil
Price: $374.25
This natural heliodor specimen is a crystal section with all natural surfaces and its prismatic faces are in good condition. The color is a very strong natural greenish yellow. This 1.9 inch long heliodor crystal section is transparent throughout its length with some flawless areas inside that would yield about 4 carats of flawless gemstones.

2.5 inch Heliodor Crystal


Item: helm142
Natural color heliodor specimen weighing 106.4 carats (21.28 grams)
Heliodor Crystal Dimensions: 2.6" long x 0.6" x 0.5" (65mm x 14.5mm x 12mm)
Mined in 2002 at Padre Paraiso, Brazil
Price: $521.36
This naturally terminated heliodor crystal has all natural surfaces with its prismatic faces and terminations good overall condition with some abrasions. The color is a very beautiful and strong natural greenish yellow. This 2.6 inch long natural heliodor crystal is transparent throughout its length with several small flawless areas inside.

3.1 inch Heliodor Crystal


Item: helm143
Natural color heliodor specimen weighing 121.35 carats (24.27 grams)
Heliodor Crystal Dimensions: 3.1" long x 0.6" x 0.4" (80.5mm x 15mm x 10mm)
Mined in 2002 at Padre Paraiso, Brazil
Price: $582.48
This naturally terminated heliodor crystal has all natural surfaces with its prismatic faces and terminations in very good condition. The color is a beautiful natural greenish yellow, and the crystal becomes colorless (beryl variety: goshenite) at the tip. This 3.1 inch long natural heliodor crystal is transparent throughout its length with several small flawless areas inside.

3.5 inch Heliodor Crystal


Item: helm146
Natural color heliodor specimen weighing 364.8 carats (72.96 grams)
Heliodor Crystal Dimensions: 3.5" long x 0.75" x 0.6" (88mm x 25.5mm x 18.5mm)
Mined in 2002 at Padre Paraiso, Brazil
Price: $2736.00
This beautiful collector crystal of naturally terminated heliodor has all natural surfaces with its prismatic faces and terminations in very good condition. The rich color is completely natural, it is a very strong greenish yellow with a colorless zone right at the tip! This 3.5 inch long natural color beryl crystal is transparent throughout its length with several facet grade areas inside. See a view of this heliodor crystal standing upright. This heliodor crystal has unusual tapering hexagonal form which gets smaller in diameter towards its tip. See also an opposite side view of this natural heliodor crystal.

5.2 inch Heliodor Crystal


Item: helm147
Natural color heliodor specimen weighing 396.4 carats (79.28 grams)
Heliodor Crystal Dimensions: 3.5" long x 0.75" x 0.6" (131mm x 22mm x 16mm)
Mined in 2002 at Padre Paraiso, Brazil
Price: $2973.00
This beautiful collector crystal of naturally terminated heliodor has all natural surfaces with its prismatic faces and terminations in good condition. The rich color is completely natural, it is a very strong greenish yellow with a nearly colorless very pale blue zone right at the tip! This 5.2 inch long natural color beryl crystal is transparent throughout its length with many small facet grade areas inside. This heliodor crystal has very unusual tapering hexagonal form which gets larger in diameter towards its tip! See also an opposite side view of this natural heliodor crystal.

Cats Eye Quartz Lapidary Rough


Item: ctql110
Natural cats eye quartz rough specimen weighing 0.5 pounds
Cats Eye Quartz Rough Dimensions: 3.6" x 2.4" x 1.3"
Mined in Brazil
Price: $21.95
This specimen of natural cats eye quartz was mined in Brazil in 1996. It is completely natural, with no treatments of any kind. The cats eye quartz has some white quartz lenses here and there within the gray cat's eye quartz. It has a brown oxidized outer surface with fresh surfaces showing gray actinolite fibers encased by quartz. This material yields very nice silver color chatoyancy when properly oriented and polished. This cats eye quartz piece makes a nice specimen of natural cats eye quartz just as it is, although it does have lapidary grade areas that would yield over 200 carats of cats eye quartz gemstones.

Cats Eye Quartz Lapidary Rough


Item: ctql111
Natural cats eye quartz rough specimen weighing 0.5 pounds
Cats Eye Quartz Rough Dimensions: 4.5" x 2.2" x 1.8"
Mined in Brazil
Price: $21.95
This specimen of natural cats eye quartz was mined in Brazil in 1996. It is completely natural, with no treatments of any kind. The cats eye quartz has some white quartz lenses here and there within the gray cat's eye quartz. It has a brown oxidized outer surface with fresh surfaces showing gray actinolite in quartz. This material yields very nice silver color chatoyancy when properly oriented and polished. This cats eye quartz piece makes a nice specimen of natural cats eye quartz just as it is, although it does have lapidary grade areas that would yield over 200 carats of cats eye quartz gemstones.

Cats Eye Quartz Lapidary Rough Specimen


Item: ctql112
Natural cats eye quartz rough specimen weighing 0.8 pounds
Cats Eye Quartz Rough Dimensions: 3.7" x 3.2" x 2.8"
Mined in Brazil
Price: $28.95
This specimen of natural cats eye quartz was mined in Brazil in 1996. It is completely natural, with no treatments of any kind. The cats eye quartz has some white quartz lenses here and there within the gray cat's eye quartz. It has a brown oxidized outer surface with fresh surfaces showing gray actinolite in quartz. This material yields very nice silver color chatoyancy when properly oriented and polished. This cats eye quartz piece makes a nice specimen of natural cats eye quartz just as it is, although it does have lapidary grade areas that would yield over 250 carats of cats eye quartz gemstones.

Cats Eye Quartz Rough


Item: ctql103
Natural cats eye quartz rough specimen weighing 1.1 pounds
Cats Eye Quartz Rough Dimensions: 4" x 3.3" x 2"
Mined in Bahia, Brazil
Price: $31.50
This specimen of natural cats eye quartz was mined in Bahia, Brazil in 1996. It is completely natural, with no treatments of any kind. The cats eye quartz has some white quartz lenses here and there within the gray cat's eye quartz. It has a brown oxidized outer surface with fresh surfaces showing gray actinolite fibers encased by quartz. This material yields very nice silver color chatoyancy when properly oriented and polished. This cats eye quartz piece makes a nice specimen of natural cats eye quartz just as it is, although it does have lapidary grade areas that would yield beautiful cats eye quartz gemstones.

Cats Eye Quartz Rough


Item: ctql108
Natural cats eye quartz rough specimen weighing one pound
Cats Eye Quartz Rough Dimensions: 3.8" x 3.2" x 2.1"
Mined in Bahia, Brazil
Price: $41.50
This natural specimen of cats eye quartz was mined in Bahia, Brazil in 1996. It is completely natural, with no treatments of any kind. This material has silver color chatoyancy when properly oriented and polished. This cats eye quartz specimen is lapidary grade and would yield a 1.7 inch diameter sphere with plenty of material left over for making cats eye quartz cabochon gems.

Cats Eye Quartz Rough


Item: ctql104
Natural cats eye quartz rough specimen weighing 1.5 pounds
Cats Eye Quartz Rough Dimensions: 5.5" x 3.4" x 2.1"
Mined in Bahia, Brazil
Price: $38.95
This specimen of natural cats eye quartz was mined in Bahia, Brazil in 1996. It is completely natural, with no treatments of any kind. The cats eye quartz has some white quartz lenses intergrown within the gray cat's eye quartz. This specimen has a brown oxidized outer surface with fresh surfaces showing light gray actinolite fibers encased by quartz. This material yields silver color chatoyancy when properly oriented and polished. This cats eye quartz piece makes a nice specimen of natural cats eye quartz just as it is, although it is lapidary grade and would yield a couple of 1.5 inch diameter spheres with lots of material left over for making cats eye quartz cabochon gems.

Cats Eye Quartz Rough Specimen


Item: ctql113
Natural cats eye quartz rough specimen weighing 2.1 pounds
Cats Eye Quartz Rough Dimensions: 6" x 4" x 3"
Mined in Bahia, Brazil
Price: $46.95
This specimen of natural cats eye quartz was mined in Bahia, Brazil in 1996. It is completely natural, with no treatments of any kind. The cats eye quartz has some thick white milky quartz lenses intergrown within the silvery-gray cat's eye quartz. This material yields silver color chatoyancy when properly oriented and polished. This cats eye quartz piece makes a nice specimen of natural cats eye quartz just as it is, although it is lapidary grade and would yield a 2 inch diameter sphere of intergrown cats eye quartz with milky quartz. See also an opposite side view of this cats eye quartz rough specimen.

Cats Eye Quartz Rough


Item: ctql105
Natural cats eye quartz rough specimen weighing 3.0 pounds
Cats Eye Quartz Rough Dimensions: 6.2" x 3.5" x 3"
Mined in Bahia, Brazil
Price: $62.50
This specimen of natural cats eye quartz was mined in Bahia, Brazil in 1996. It is completely natural, with no treatments of any kind. The cats eye quartz has some white quartz lenses intergrown within the gray cat's eye quartz. This specimen has a brown oxidized outer surface with fresh surfaces showing gray actinolite fibers encased by quartz. This material yields great silver color chatoyancy when properly oriented and polished. This cats eye quartz piece makes a nice specimen of natural cats eye quartz just as it is, although it is lapidary grade and would yield a couple of 2 inch diameter spheres with plenty of material left over for making cats eye quartz cabochon gems.

Large Cats Eye Quartz Rough


Item: ctql106
Natural cats eye quartz rough specimen weighing 10.5 pounds
Cats Eye Quartz Rough Dimensions: 8" x 6.5" x 5.5"
Mined in Bahia, Brazil
Price: $238.50
This large specimen of natural cats eye quartz was mined in Bahia, Brazil in 1996. It is completely natural, with no treatments of any kind. The cats eye quartz has some white quartz lenses intergrown within the gray cat's eye quartz. This specimen has a brown oxidized outer surface with fresh surfaces showing gray actinolite fibers encased by quartz. The photo at left is a close-up of a fresh surface. See a full view photo of this natural cats eye quartz rough. This material has great silver color chatoyancy when properly oriented and polished. See also a side view photo of this genuine cats eye quartz specimen. This cats eye quartz specimen is lapidary grade and would yield a very large wonderful carving or a couple of 3 inch diameter spheres with plenty of material left over for making cats eye quartz cabochon gems.

Large Cats Eye Quartz Rough


Item: ctql109
Natural cats eye quartz rough specimen weighing 10.8 pounds
Cats Eye Quartz Rough Dimensions: 8" x 6" x 5"
Mined in Bahia, Brazil
Price: $262.25
This large specimen of natural cats eye quartz was mined in Bahia, Brazil in 1996. It is completely natural, with no treatments of any kind. The cats eye quartz has some white quartz lenses intergrown within the gray cat's eye quartz. This specimen has a brown oxidized outer surface with fresh surfaces showing gray actinolite fibers encased by quartz. This material has very nice silver color chatoyancy when properly oriented and polished. This cats eye quartz specimen is lapidary grade and would yield a 4 inch diameter sphere with material left over for making a fine 2 inch diameter sphere and lots of cats eye quartz cabochon gems.

2500 carat lot of Lemon Citrine Facet Rough

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Item: citf121
2500 carats! (500.0 grams) Total Weight (1.1Lbs)
54 pieces, ranging from 20 carats to 100 carats each (4 to 20 grams)
Brazil
Price: $445.00 (Lot Price)
This 500 gram lot of citrine quartz facet rough has been rough-sawn, leaving only facet-quality citrine pieces with rich "lemon yellow" color, ideal for faceting flawless gems. These rough pieces weigh from 20 carats to 100 carats each! This lot will yield over 1000 carats of flawless gemstones! For a limited time, our mineralminers.com special offer price for this 2500 carat lot (500 grams) is $445.

Gem-Grade Blue Tourmaline Crystal Specimen

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Item: tblf127
This natural color blue tourmaline crystal weighs 14.24 carats
Blue Tourmaline Facet Rough Dimensions: 22.5mm x 7.5mm x 7.5mm deep
Mined in Brazil
Price: $284.80
This natural color indicolite tourmaline specimen is a crystal section with dark blue natural color. This dark blue tourmaline looks black until held up to a light as shown. Along the c-axis it is dark. There are some faint natural inclusions throughout most of its length with some lightly included areas. It has an eye clean area inside that would yield a 2 carat faceted gem or a larger lightly included faceted gem weighing 6 carats. Our mineralminers.com special offer price for this gem-grade piece of natural color indicolite tourmaline facet rough is $20/carat = $284.80

IndicoliteTourmaline Gem Grade Rough Specimen


Item: tblf129
This natural color blue tourmaline crystal weighs 23.95 carats
Blue Tourmaline Gem Rough Dimensions: 24mm x 10mm x 9.5mm deep
Mined in Brazil
Price: $359.25
This natural color indicolite tourmaline specimen is a partially terminated crystal section with a rounded triangular shape shape. It has medium-dark greenish blue natural color when viewed perpendicular to the c-axis as shown. This natural color tourmaline is dark along the c-axis. It is faintly to lightly included throughout most of its length. It makes a very nice specimen of natural indicolite tourmaline just as it is, although this blue tourmaline crystal section would also yield a lightly included 12 carat indicolite tourmaline cabochon gem or an 8 carat faceted gem that would have some faintly visible inclusions facing up. See another view photo of this natural blue tourmaline gem rough. See also another view of this natural color blue tourmaline gem rough. Our mineralminers.com special offer price for this gem-grade piece of natural color indicolite tourmaline facet rough is $15/carat = $359.25

Blue Tourmaline Facet Grade Crystal


Item: tblf128
This natural color blue tourmaline crystal weighs 19.95 carats
Blue Tourmaline Facet Rough Dimensions: 23mm x 14.5mm x 6mm deep
Mined in Brazil
Price: $558.60
This natural color indicolite tourmaline specimen is a partially terminated crystal section with a relatively thin flat shape. It has medium-dark to dark blue natural color when viewed perpendicular to the c-axis as shown at left. This dark blue tourmaline looks almost black until held up to a light as shown. Along the c-axis it is dark. There are some faint natural inclusions throughout most of its length, and it has a completely eye clean area at one end that would yield a one carat gem. The remainder of this blue tourmaline crystal section would yield a very nice 4 carat blue tourmaline faceted gem that would face up eye clean with some faint inclusions only visible under close inspection. Both gems would have rich dark blue color! See also an end view photo of this natural blue tourmaline facet grade rough. See also another view of this natural color blue tourmaline crystal. Our mineralminers.com special offer price for this gem-grade piece of natural color indicolite tourmaline facet rough is $28/carat = $558.60

Flawless Blue Tourmaline Facet Rough


Item: tblf126
This natural color Blue Tourmaline facet rough weighs 48.15 carats
Blue Tourmaline Facet Rough Dimensions: 27mm x 15.5mm x 12mm deep
Mined in Afghanistan
Price: $6259.50
This natural color indicolite tourmaline crystal section has very rich blue color hues. Along the c-axis it is dark. It is flawless inside and will yield a flawless rectangular faceted gemstone weighing 25 carats with beautiful medium-dark to dark natural blue color! See also an end view photo of this natural blue tourmaline facet rough. Our mineralminers.com special offer price for this gem-grade piece of natural color indicolite tourmaline facet rough is $130/carat = $6259.50

Gem Grade Green-Blue Tourmaline Crystal Section


Item: tgrf146
Natural color tourmaline crystal section weighs 52.75 carats (10.55 grams)
Green Tourmaline Rough Dimensions: 25mm x 16mm x 13mm
Mined in Pakistan
Price: $369.25
This natural tourmaline crystal section has medium blue-green natural color; it not been heated or treated in any way. This beautiful tourmaline crystal section measures 1 inch long. It appears to be almost black, but when held to a light the beautiful color is visible. The tourmaline has fine cabochon gem grade transparency, with faint natural inclusions throughout its length. This is a great collector specimen of gem grade blue-green tourmaline just as it is, although if cut it would yield a 20+ carat lightly included gem with fine medium blue-green color! See also a view from a different side of this natural green tourmaline gem grade rough.

Gem Grade Blue-Green Tourmaline Crystal


Item: tgrf148
Natural color blue-green tourmaline weighing 7.65 carats (1.53 grams)
Tourmaline Dimensions: 26mm long x 6mm x 5mm
This natural blue-green tourmaline crystal was found in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $145.35
This gem grade blue-green tourmaline crystal has fine medium-dark blue-green natural color; it has not been heated or treated in any way. It is a naturally terminated tourmaline crystal. This rare quality tourmaline is almost completely flawless throughout its length with just a few very faint natural inclusions. It appears to be almost black, but when held to a light as shown the beautiful color is easily visible. This natural tourmaline crystal could be set into jewelry just as it is or it could also be faceted into a few carats of small flawless gems.

Gem Grade Blue-Green Tourmaline


Item: tgrf151
Natural color blue-green tourmaline crystal weighing 12.65 carats
Tourmaline Dimensions: 17mm long x 9.5mm x 8.5mm
This natural tourmaline crystal was discovered in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $253.00
This gem grade blue-green tourmaline crystal section appears to be almost black, but when back-lit as shown the beautiful color is easily visible. This facet grade tourmaline has some very faintly visible natural inclusions inside. It will yield a 5 carat faceted gemstone with fine medium-dark blue-green natural color that would have very faint natural inclusions that would only be visible when examined closely. This is a natural color tourmaline - it has not been heated or treated in any way. See also another view of this natural blue-green tourmaline gem rough.

Gem Grade Blue-Green Tourmaline Crystal


Item: tgrf150
Natural color blue-green tourmaline crystal weighing 13.35 carats
Tourmaline Dimensions: 22mm long x 8mm x 8mm
This natural tourmaline crystal was discovered in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $293.70
This gem grade blue-green tourmaline crystal is naturally terminated. It appears to be almost black, but when back-lit as shown the beautiful color is easily visible. This rare quality tourmaline has a clean area at the larger end that will yield a 3 carat flawless gemstone with fine medium-dark blue-green natural color. This is a natural color tourmaline - it has not been heated or treated in any way. See also another view of this natural blue-green tourmaline facet grade rough.

Gem Grade Blue-Green Tourmaline


Item: tgrf143
Natural color blue-green tourmaline weighing 10.04 carats
Tourmaline Dimensions: 17mm x 8mm x 6.5mm
This natural green tourmaline was found in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $451.80
This gem grade blue-green tourmaline crystal section has fine medium blue-green natural color; it has not been heated or treated in any way. It is a natural tourmaline crystal section. This rare quality tourmaline is 85% flawless, and it would yield a 4 carat flawless gemstone! See also a back side view of this natural green tourmaline facet grade rough.

Gem Grade Blue-Green Tourmaline Crystal


Item: tgrf149
Natural color blue-green tourmaline weighing 8.65 carats (1.73 grams)
Tourmaline Dimensions: 23.5mm long x 7mm x 5mm
This natural blue-green tourmaline crystal was found in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $173.00
This gem grade medium blue-green tourmaline crystal has all natural colors; it is blue-green at its base then grades into green, and becomes blue right at the naturally terminated tip. It appears to be almost black, but when back-lit as shown the beautiful colors are easily visible. This tourmaline crystal has not been heated or treated in any way. This rare quality tourmaline is almost completely flawless throughout its length with a few faint shallow natural inclusions. This natural tourmaline crystal could be set into jewelry just as it is, or it could also be faceted into a few carats of small flawless gems.

Green Tourmaline Facet Rough


Item: tgrf153
Natural color blue-green tourmaline weighing 38.55 carats (7.71 grams)
Tourmaline Dimensions: 24mm long x 13mm x 13mm
This natural green tourmaline crystal section was found in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $1272.15
This gem grade medium green tourmaline crystal section has natural color; it is unheated and untreated. It appears to be almost black, but when back-lit as shown the beautiful color is easily visible. This rare quality tourmaline is completely clean throughout its length with no eye visible inclusions inside! This green tourmaline makes a great collector specimen of gem grade natural tourmaline just as it is, or it could be faceted into a single fine green tourmaline gemstone weighing 20 carats!

Natural Blue Topaz Specimen


Item: topm332
Natural color blue topaz weighs 161 carats (32.2 grams)
Topaz Specimen Dimensions: 1.8" long x 0.9" x 0.7"
Found by native miners at Itinga, Brazil
Price: $72.45
This specimen of natural topaz is transparent with facet grade areas inside and light blue natural color. It has not been heated or treated in any way. Some surfaces are terminated, some are broken and some are naturally etched. See also an opposite side view of this naturally etched blue topaz mineral specimen.

Gem Grade Natural Blue Topaz Specimen, 116.6 carats


Item: topm365
Natural color topaz weighing 23.32 grams (116.6 carats)
Topaz Rough Dimensions: 1.5" x 1.2" x 0.6"
Mined at Itinga, Brazil
Price: $81.62
This natural color topaz rough specimen has pale natural blue color. It is transparent with gem grade areas inside that would yield 8-10 carats of eye clean gems. It could be wire-wrapped and made in to a nice looking piece of jewelry just as it is.

Natural Blue Topaz Specimen


Item: topm326
Natural color blue topaz weighs 400.4 carats (80.08 gr)
Topaz Mineral Specimen Size: 2" long x 1.6" x 0.85"
(52mm x 41mm x 22mm)
Found by native miners near Nova Era, Brazil
Price: $176.18
This specimen of transparent natural topaz has light blue natural color zones with gem grade areas inside. It has not been heated or treated in any way. It is a partially terminated topaz crystal with some broken areas.

Natural Topaz Crystal Specimen


Item: topm329
Natural color topaz specimen weighing 669.4 carats (133.88 grams)
Topaz Crystal Dimensions: 1.9" long x 1.8" x 1.8"
Found by native miners near Nova Era, Brazil
Price: $294.53
This specimen of natural topaz is transparent with very pale blue natural color and natural terminations. It has not been heated or treated in any way. See another view of this natural topaz specimen. This topaz crystal has some abraded areas and some large facet grade areas inside. See also another view of this natural color topaz specimen.

Natural Color Gem-Grade Topaz Specimen (2825 carats!)

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Item: topm262
2825 carats! (565 grams)
Topaz Specimen Dimensions: 3.3" x 3.2" x 2.2"
Mined near Nova Era, Brazil
Price: $1284.25
This partially terminated natural topaz crystal specimen weighs 1.25 pounds! It has very good transparency with a very large facet grade area inside that would yield a 300+ carat flawless gem! It would also make a wonderful carving, although it does make a fine specimen of natural color blue topaz just as it is. This natural topaz crystal has natural color zoning ranging with most of the specimen having a pale golden-yellow color & some areas showing light to medium blue color, and these colors are completely natural! It has not been heated or treated in any way. See also a full-view photo of this gem grade topaz specimen. See a side-view photo of this beautiful topaz specimen. See also an opposite side-view photo of this gem grade topaz crystal.

Topaz Pre-formed Facet Rough


Item: topf124
Pre-formed topaz weighing 27.27 carats
Topaz Pre-form Dimensions: 20.2mm x 19.7mm x 13.1mm deep
Marambaia, Brazil
Price: $77.26
This topaz pre-form was sawn and ground into a triangular shape from a natural topaz crystal mined in the Marambaia River Valley in Brazil. This topaz pre-form appears to be totally clean when examined very closely under magnification. It has very pale blue color (almost colorless). The photo at left shows both a top-view and a side-view.

Colorless Topaz Pre-formed Facet Rough


Item: topf123
Pre-formed topaz weighing 35.12 carats
Topaz Pre-form Dimensions: 18.5mm x 15.8mm x 12mm deep
Marambaia, Brazil
Price: $77.26
This colorless topaz was preformed into a rectangular shape from natural topaz facet grade rough that was mined in the Marambaia River Valley in Brazil. This topaz pre-form appears to be totally clean when examined very closely under magnification. When faceted, this type of colorless topaz is very brilliant and is popularly referred to as silver topaz. The photo at left shows both a top-view and a side-view.

Sky Blue Topaz Pre-formed Facet Rough


Item: topf127
Pre-formed topaz weighing 63.08 carats
Topaz Pre-form Dimensions: 25.7mm x 20.1mm x 14.4mm deep
Marambaia, Brazil
Price: $141.93
This sky blue topaz was sawn and shaped into an oval pre-form for faceting from topaz that was mined in the Marambaia River Valley in Brazil. This topaz pre-form appears to be totally clean when examined very closely under magnification. The photo at left shows both a top-view and a side-view.

Topaz Pre-formed Facet Rough


Item: topf125
Pre-formed topaz weighing 122.43 carats
Topaz Pre-form Dimensions: 34.0mm x 25.4mm x 18.6mm deep
Marambaia, Brazil
Price: $269.35
This near colorless topaz was preformed into a pear shape shape for faceting, and it appears to be totally clean even under very close inspection with magnification. It has pale blue color. When faceted, this type of topaz is very brilliant. The photo at left shows a top view of this piece of pre-formed topaz faceting rough. See a side view of this large topaz preform.

Topaz Pre-formed Facet Rough


Item: topf126
Pre-formed topaz weighing 208.35 carats
Topaz Pre-form Dimensions: 41.6mm x 29.2mm x 20.7mm deep
Marambaia, Brazil
Price: $458.37
This near colorless topaz was preformed into a pear shape shape for faceting, and it appears to be totally clean even under very close inspection with magnification. It has very pale blue color. The photo at left shows a top view of this piece of pre-formed topaz faceting rough. See a side view of this large topaz preform.

Topaz Pre-formed Facet Rough , sold individually


Item: topf118
over 20 carats each
over 17.mm x 3.5.mm oval
Marambaia, Brazil
Price: $39.00
This preformed oval shape natural topaz facet rough was mined in the Marambaia River Valley in Brazi. Each piece weighs over 20 carats. They have very beautiful light sky blue color. These topaz pre-forms appear to be totally clean when examined very closely under magnification. The photo at left shows them at several angles. These pre-forms are sold individualy at $39.00 each.

Topaz Pre-formed Facet Rough , sold individually


Item: topf119
over 15 carats each
over 17mm x 12.mm oval
Marambaia, Brazil
Price: $34.40
This preformed oval shape natural topaz facet rough was mined in the Marambaia River Valley in Brazi. Each piece weighs over 15 carats. They have very beautiful medium dark sky blue color. These topaz pre-forms appear to be totally clean when examined very closely under magnification. The photo at left shows them at several angles. These pre-forms are sold individualy at $34.40 each.

Topaz Pre-formed Facet Rough , sold individually


Item: topf120
over 23 carats each
over 19mm x 13.mm oval
Marambaia, Brazil
Price: $51.40
This preformed oval shape natural topaz facet rough was mined in the Marambaia River Valley in Brazi. Each piece weighs over 23 carats. They have very beautiful medium dark sky blue color. These topaz pre-forms appear to be totally clean when examined very closely under magnification. The photo at left shows them at several angles. These pre-forms are sold individualy at $51.40 each.

Topaz Pre-formed Facet Rough , sold individually


Item: topf121
over 18carats each
over 19mm x 13.5mm pear shape
Marambaia, Brazil
Price: $49.40
This preformed pear shape natural topaz facet rough was mined in the Marambaia River Valley in Brazi. Each piece weighs over 18 carats. They have very beautiful medium dark sky blue color. These pear shaped topaz pre-forms appear to be totally clean when examined very closely under magnification. The photo at left shows them at several angles. These pre-forms are sold individualy at $49.40 each.

Topaz Pre-formed Facet Rough , sold individually


Item: topf122
over 20 carats each
over 16.9mm x 12.6mm emerald cut
Marambaia, Brazil
Price: $56.00
This preformed E C shape natural topaz facet rough was mined in the Marambaia River Valley in Brazi. Each piece weighs over 20 carats. They have very beautiful medium dark sky blue color. These emerald cut topaz pre-forms appear to be totally clean when examined very closely under magnification. The photo at left shows them at several angles. These pre-forms are sold individualy at $56.00 each.

Facet Grade Rubellite Tourmaline


Item: trbf153
40.5 carats (8.08grams)
29mm x 13mm x 10mm
mined in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $929.20
This 8.08 gram crystal of natural color gem-grade tourmaline has very nice purplish red color, a deeper tone through the "C" axis, with a natural V running the length of the crystal down one side, reducing the width to 9mm all through this area. The interior of this tourmaline crystal is very clean! It has a few minor surface blemishes along its outer skin, and a bruise on the end where the green tip was taken off. This crystal could yield two very nice matching gems, of 9 carats or more each, depending on the cutters determination. The best choice of color however would be through the "C" axis thus reducing the recovery. See also an other view photo of this natural pink tourmaline gem rough. Our mineralminers.com miner's price for this gem-grade piece of natural rubellite tourmaline faceting rough is $115/gram = $929.20

Facet Grade Rubellite Tourmaline, 10 carats (2.0g)


Item: trbf168
10.0 carats
13.5mm x 10.0mm x 7.0mm
mined in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $185.00
This 10.0 carat piece of natural color gem-grade tourmaline has very nice slightly purplish deep pink color, deeper tone through the "C" axis. The interior of this tourmaline crystal section is very clean with the exception of surface flaws entering the piece. Due to the flaws, the best recovery would probably be to cut a single gemstone through the " C " axis. Our mineralminers.com miner's price for this gem-grade piece of natural rubellite tourmaline faceting rough is $18.50/carat = $185.00

Facet Grade Rubellite Tourmaline, 28.75 carats (5.75g)


Item: trbf170
28.75 carats
27mm x 12mm x 8.9mm
mined in Minas Gerais, Brazil
Price: $633.00
This 28.75 carat piece of natural color gem-grade tourmaline has very nice slightly purplish pink color, deeper tone through the "C" axis. The interior of this tourmaline crystal section is very clean with the exception of surface flaws entering the piece. Due to the flaws, the best recovery would probably be to cut two clean faceted gemstones. Several smaller gems of deeper color could be obtained by cutting through the " C " axis. Our mineralminers.com miner's price for this gem-grade piece of natural rubellite tourmaline faceting rough is $22.00/carat = $633.00
 


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