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|Dimensions (mm)||12 x 10 x 6mm|
|Weight (carats)||5.3 carats|
Amethyst is the birth stone for feburary.Green amethyst is also known as PRASIOLITE
Mohs scale 7
Weight 5.3 CTS APPROX
Size 12 x10 x6 MM APPROX.
The stone pictured is the actual stone you will receive and
we have taken a photo of the back of the stone also.
There is some reflection from the light as the stone is well polished.
Amethyst is a purple form of quartz and it is the Birthstone associated with February..Amethyst occurs in primary hues from a light slightly-pinkish violet to a deep grape purple. Amethyst may exhibit one or both secondary hues, red and/or blue. The ideal grade is called “Deep Siberian” and has a primary purple hue of around 75–80 percent, 15–20 percent blue and (depending on the light source) red secondary hues
AS WITH ALL OUR STOCK YOU MAY RETURN IT FOR A FULL REFUND IF NOT PLEASED PROVIDED IT IS NOT TOUCHED IN ANY WAY.
Type 1 Gemstones The following gemstones are typically inclusion free, even minor inclusions detract from their value. Diamond, Amethyst, Beryls(Aquamarine,Morganite), Citrine, Smoky Quartz, topaz, Chrysoberyl, Kunzite, Tanzanite, green Tourmaline, and Blue Zircon
IF Internally flawless under extreme magnification (Very rare) F Flawless VVS Minute inclusions under 10x; invisible to the unaided eye VS Minor inclusions under 10x; usually invisible to the unaided eye SI1 Noticeable inclusions under 10x; usually visible to the unaided eye SI2 Noticeable inclusions under 10x; usually quite visible to the unaided eye I1 prominent- moderate affect on appearance or durability I2 prominent - severe affect on appearance or durability I3 prominent- severe affect on beauty, transparency or durability
Type 2 Gemstones Gemstones that normally have small inclusions that do not detract from value. Alexandrite, Andalusite, Iolite, Peridot, Rhodolite, Ruby, Sapphire, Spinel, Tourmaline, Garnet, Amethyst, Red Zircon, Tsavorite; Blue, Orange, Purple, Fluorite.Yellow and Parti-colored Tourmaline
F Flawless VVS Minor inclusions under 10x; usually invisible to the unaided eye VS Noticeable inclusions under 10x; often invisible to the unaided eye SI1 Obvious inclusions under 10x; visible to the unaided eye SI2 Obvious inclusions under 10x; very apparent to the unaided eye I1 prominent - moderate affect on appearance or durability I2 prominent - severe affect on appearance or durability I3 prominent - severe affect on beauty, transparency or durability
6 mm = 1/4 inch (Approx)
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