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Indicolite — specimen 0329, photo © NMNHS
Indicolite — specimen 0329, photo © NMNHS

Indicolitespecimen 0329

Origin

no precise locality [Africa]
Data

Weight: 0.19 ct; size: 3.61 | 3.60 | 2.52 mm; shape: round; colour: light very strongly greenish blue; very slightly greyish; clarity: eye clean; cut: good; treatment: none.
Notes

Very clean specimen; good mixed style cut. Source: David Weinberg, Multicolour Gems Ltd.

Other specimens
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More information from ‘Classification’


A blue colour variety of some tourmaline species, usually of elbaite. A pure blue is very rare and most indicolite is of teal or blue-green colour.