A 19g Sugilite

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Lot No. :CCJD-S-170831
Grade:Sugilite
Measurement: 48x25x12mm
Weight: 19g
Status:For sale
* Sugilite is a member of osumilit group; it is also known as sugulite and sometimes is sold under the trade name Royal Azel. The mineral was first described in 1976 by Murakami and was named in honour of the late professor Kan-ichi Sugi. It was first discovered as brownish-yello veins in an aegirine syenite from Ehemi Prefecture, Japan. Manganese is the coloring agent for its deep purple color. Sugilite mineral is translucent to opaque; the gem-quality sugilite has a lovely translucency but it is very rare.
Sugilite is a very popular gemstone with jewellery makers and buyers due to its beautiful color. Its granular structure makes it a perfect gemstone for carving and inlay work. It is also can be used for protect-style jewellery such as earrings and pendants.


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