21.30 CT Natural Aqua Color Loupe Clean Kunzite Gemstone
Natural Aqua Color Kunzite
Origin : Afghanistan
No heating, no treatments.
Excellent cut, color and loupe clean clarity.
Can become valuable Jewelry.
Kunzite is known as “The Evening Gem” , because it fades when exposed to light.
1.) Kunzite shows beautiful colors in all lighting conditions, low, mid and high.
Kunzite is UV light sensitive meaning, that beautiful pink can become
lovely white if Gem is left on dashboards or windowsills.
is the best-known variety of the mineral spodumene. It’s named after
famed gemologist George Frederick Kunz, who was the first to identify it
as a unique variety of spodumene. Kunzite gets its delicate color from
trace amounts of manganese. California’s San Diego County is an
important source of kunzite.
Kunzite has two perfect
cleavage directions. It’s pleochroic, with the best color visible when
you look down the length of the crystal. Cutters keep these factors in
mind when they orient gems for finishing. They might also cut a kunzite
deep to emphasize its pink to violet color.
can be irradiated and then heat-treated to enhance its color. Both
treated and natural color in kunzite can fade with exposure to heat and