Rare 3.175 ct Natural Kunar Pollucite Collector's Gem L.1

Item Information

Dimensions (mm) 9.2 x 7.6 x 4.8mm
Weight (carats) 3.175 carats
No Treatment

Pollucite was discovered in 1846 and named after Pollux a brother of Helen of Troy in Greek mythology. It is the only mineral were cesium is the essential element. Gems are normally small and under 10cts. in size.

Pollucite forms in granite pegmatites as fine grained cubic crystals with vitreous to slightly greasy luster and conchoidal or brittle fracture. Inclusions are usually whitish, resembling spikes or balls or snowflakes. 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.

  • Origin Kunar Province Afghanistan
  • Treatment None

    Feel free to to “make an offer” on our other items :)

    We Accept Payments through

    • Paypal
    • Direct Deposit
    • Credit Cards

  • $180.00 USD

    $360.00 SAVE $180

    Audit Information

    The Gemstone Sheriff program allows our members to request an audit on any auction, which is completed by an independent Gemologist who assesses the accuracy of the item description and pictures.

    Pricing & Details

    Auction ID 561771
    Watchers 5 watching
    Viewed 1,767 times
    Starts 1st Apr 2016 2:08am PDT

    Shipping & Insurance

    Provider Shipping Transit
    DHL $25.00 5 days
    Express Shipping $55.00 7 days
    FedEx $35.00 4 days
    Registered Shipping $8.00 21 days
    Shipping Insurance all providers $18.00 (optional)

    About Naturalspectragems

    You May Also Like