Loose Rare Natural Vesuvianite Gemstone!
Rare Vesuvianite from the Jeffrey Mine in Quebec, Canada that has been custom faceted into a round design. Beautiful shades of greenish Yellow color. Touch more green color than the picture shows. 100% Natural and Eye Clean!
Vesuvianite is named after the location where it was discovered on Mt. Vesuvius, Campania, Italy in 1795. Vesuvianite is also commonly called Idocrase.
The name Idocrase is from the Greek words idos and krasis, that means mixed appearance this came about because of Vesuvianite's different crystal shapes. This Vesuvianite is a Perfect gem for a unique jewelry piece such as a ring or a pendant!
Vesuvianite is not only a scarce gem, but transparent specimens that can be faceted are very rare indeed. Durable for jewelry use, 6 to 7 on the Mohs scale for hardness.
Species / Variety: Vesuvianite - Idocrase
Country: Jefrey Mine, Quebec, Canada
Color: greenish Yellow
Carat Weight: .66 Cts
Shape / Cut: Custom Round
Size: 5.5 MM Depth: 3.5 MM
Clarity: VVS - Eye Clean