Rarest 28.90 Ct AAA Quality Natural Pollucite From Pakistan

Item Information

Dimensions (mm) 26 x 18 x 11mm
Weight (carats) 28.9 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 10 ct. in size.Colorless pollucites lack fire when cut and are usually small. However, this very rare cesium mineral is a coveted collector’s gem.

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 despite its unassuming appearance.

Item specifics

Name : Pollucite

Place of Origin : Skurdu Pakistan

Treatment : Natural

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Auction ID 876500
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Starts 31st Jan 2019 11:20pm PST

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