SUGULITE STONE AFRICA 2.8 CTS TBG-556

Item Information

Dimensions (mm) 5 x 8 x 2mm
Weight (carats) 1 carats
No Treatment

 

 

SUGULITE STONE

 

 AFRICA

COLOUR: PURPLE

 TREATMENT : NONE

Sugulite is a silicate that is colored purple by its lithium and manganese content. It is translucent to opaque, but the translucent sugulite is very rare and expensive. Sugulite was named for the man who discovered it, Ken-ichi Sugi, in 1944 on Iwagi Island, Shikoku, Japan. It has also been found at Mont Saint-Hilaire, Quebec, Canada and most importantly, South Africa. The only deposit of gem grade sugulite was found in 1975 in the Kalahari Desert in Kuruman, Republic of South Africa. This area is known as the Kuruman Manganese Field and the mine itself is the Wessel Mine. Hence, the sugulite we are offering is from South Africa. Due to its relatively recent arrival on the gemstone scene, it may be unfamiliar to many. It is also called sugilite, luvulite, royal lavulite, and royal azel

 

You have not bid on this auction.

Closed

1 bid placed so far

$39 guest209514
Add to Watch List Ask a Question * All prices in USD

Audit Information

This auction has been audited by a Gemstone Sheriff and they have found the following: View Report

Pricing & Details

Bid Increment $1
Starting Bid $39
Auction ID 824582
Watchers 1 watching
Viewed 254 times
Starts 18th Jun 2019 4:10pm PDT
Ends 19th Jun 2019 8:43am PDT

Shipping & Insurance

Provider Shipping Transit
DHL $20.00 7 Days
Express Shipping $30.00 14 Days
FedEx $30.00 7 Days
Registered Shipping $30.00 21 Days
Standard Shipping - Tracked $20.00 21 Days
Standard Shipping - Untracked $8.00 21 Days
Shipping Insurance all providers $20.00 (optional)