Rare 2.55 ct Natural Kunar Pollucite Collector's Gem

Item Information

Dimensions (mm) 11.85 x 7.36 x 4.68mm
Weight (carats) 2.55 carats
No Treatment
Clarity (SI)
Pollucite was discovered in 1846 and  is named after Pollux, twin brother of Castor in classical mythology, in allusion to its ultimate association with the mineral "castorite", now renamed as petalitePollucite forms transparent colourless cubes, dodecahedra or trapezohedra and it may also occur as fine-grained masses.   Pollucite is transparent and colorless and is remarkable as one of the few colorless gemstones with a single refractive index (1.52) between 1.50 and 1.70. Pollucite is a keenly collected gemstone species.

Pollucite is a rare gem material.

Origin Kunar Province AfghanistanClarity si

Treatment: None

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