African Tourmaline – Greenish Blue – Square – 1.79 Carats

$ 1,380.00

If you don’t want to feel blue no more, then this Indicolite Tourmaline is for you. This teal rectangular cushion cut beauty with stepped pavilion facets displays pleochroism in abundance. Resembling the depths of the ocean, shades of dark blue and green are clearly visible when rotating the stone on the optic axis. With a vitreous lustre and dimensions of 7.05mm by 6.32mm and a pavilion depth of 4.60mm this stone complements any jewellery setting and would be a wonderful centrepiece in any ring. Sourced from Africa, this stone is much sort after by lovers of fine gemstones as this teal coloured Indicolite is becoming increasingly rare and harder to source, than it’s more well known cousins: Dravite and Rubellite Tourmaline. Weighing 1.79 carats and possessing a loupe clean clarity allows this stone to bring some sophistication and style into your being. Free from any treatments and enhancements allow this stone to to take your soul to the depths of the ocean bringing wisdom and tranquility.

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Details and Specifications

Identity: Natural Tourmaline
Carat Weight: 1.79 Carats
Dimensions: 7.05mm x 6.32mm x 5.05mm
Colour: Greenish Blue (Teal)
Clarity: Loupe Clean
Cut: Square, Step Cut
Origin: Africa
Treatment: None

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Description

Identity: Natural Tourmaline
Origin: Africa

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Carat Weight: 1.79 Carats
Colour: This African tourmaline is teal(greenish-blue) in all forms of light.
Clarity: Loupe Clean
Cut: This teal African tourmaline has a square shape with step-cut pavilion facets.

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VIDEO:

African Tourmaline

Tourmalines are a type of gemstone from a group which composes of boron-silicate minerals, coming in a variety of different colours. It also contains different elements such as magnesium, sodium, aluminium, iron, potassium and lithium. Additionally, the individual minerals have different chemical compositions but share a common crystal structure, allowing for the aforementioned wide range in colour.

Also mined in various part of the world, Brazil and the African continent are the largest producers in the world. Africa especially, there are various countries which mine the precious stone including: Mozambique, which produces clean stones that are lighter in saturation and larger in size, Zambia, Madagascar, Nigeria and Namibia. In addition, each country displaying a different primary property.

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Additional information

Weight 100 g
Dimensions 19 × 26 × 4 cm
Gemstone

Tourmaline

Dimensions(mm)

7.05 x 6.32 x 5.05

Carat Weight

1.79

Colour

Blue, Greenish Blue, Light Blue, Teal

Cut

Square, Step

Clarity

Loupe Clean

Treatment

None

Origin

Africa