Tanzanian Sunstone/Moonstone Lapidary Rough - $65.00/pound<
Tanzania Sunstone has a plane with a sunstone schiller effect caused by
inclusions of hematite and/or goethite platelets. Amazingly, at 90 degrees
to the sunstone schiller this material displays adularescence (moonstone
Awesome stones can be cut from this material by "splitting the difference"
between the sunstone and moonstone planes. Of course, fine stones can be
cut when oriented only for the moonstone adularescence or the sunstone schiller.
Cuts and polishes easily. Polish with tin or cerium oxide. MOHS hardness
is 6 to 6.5.
Sunstone Schiller plane.
Moonstone Adularescence plane.
Item number: Sunstone1R - Tanzanian Sunstone Rough
- $65.00/pound - $76.05
Measures approximately 5-1/2" x 2" x 2" thick tapering
to a thin edge.
Weighs 1.17 Pounds $76.05
Item number: Sunstone2R - Tanzanian Sunstone Rough
- $65.00/pound - $23.40
Two piece parcel measures approximately 3-1/2" x 1-1/8"
x 3/4 to 1/4" thick, and 3" 1-5/8 to 3/4" x 1/2"
Weighs 0.36 Pounds $23.40
We also have a FINISHED
BRACELET of Tanzanian Sunstone ON SALE!