Loose Genuine Natural Red Copper Sunstone Gemstone!
NATURAL RED COPPER SUNSTONE from the famous DUST DEVIL MINE outside of Plush, Oregon. A unique gemstone that has wonderful color and has been custom faceted into a Round Brilliant design.
Sunstone or can be also called Heliolite, is the State Gem of Oregon, a prime source for this beautiful gem. The name Heliolite has been derived from the Greek 'helios' and 'lithos,' which mean 'sun' and 'stone'.
Sunstone is formed in molten lava and is discharged onto the surface with the help of a volcano. The lava weathers away or is broken. Fine crystals of sunstone is then released. The Oregon sunstone is found with copper in it which is the cause for the range of colors in the stone from water color to yellow and many shades of green, red and pink.
This Red Copper Sunstone is a perfect gem for a unique jewelry piece such as a ring or a pendant!
Species / Variety: Feldspar/Sunstone
Country: Oregon, USA
Color: orangy Red
Carat Weight: .68 Carats
Shape / Cut: Custom Faceted Round Brilliant
Size: 6.1 MM Depth: 3.7 MM
Clarity: Very Very Good
Treatment: None, 100% Natural!