Pendant, pietersite of exceptional quality
Pendant set in silver 925.
Pietersite from Namibia.
Natural pietersite without treatment and appraised
As a gemologist graduated from the National Institute of Gemmology of Paris, all our stones are appraised and certified.
Set in 925 stamped silver.
Dimensions of the stone. 35.10mm long, 24.6mm wide, 7.7mm thick.
Weight of 60.55 carats
Pendant dimensions: 44.1mm long, 26.2mm wide by 7.7mm thick.
Total weight of the pendant: 15.80 grams
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The chatoyance of this Quartz, called Pietersite or lightning quartz is caused by the presence of many parallel asbestiform inclusions of crocidolite, a variety of fibrous riebeckite of the amphibole family. In the case of Pietersite, these inclusions may or may not have been oxidized by iron and may be side-by-side, in the form of messy, silky-looking spots, yellow to brown or gray to bluish. Its best definition would be a brechic aggregate consisting essentially of Tiger's Eye and Falcon's Eye. Relatively rare, the world's main source of fine ornamental quality is Namibia.
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