Where am I? >
Gallery view selector
Zebra stone — specimen 0655, photo © NMNHS
Australia, Western Australia, Kimberley, Kununurra
29.92 | 19.67 | 5.94 mm;
medium light orangey red; very slightly brownish;
Clean specimen; cabochon type cut.
More information from ‘Classification’
A sedimentary rock; commercial name for a banded brown and white siltstone found mostly in the Kimberley region, Western Australia. The deposit is 600 million years old. The dark spots are coloured by
Gemmology — gemstones
National Museum of Natural History, Sofia
Use of this website assumes acceptance of our
. For contacts:
None of the specimens illustrated in this site is on display in the permanent exhibition of the National Museum of Natural History, Sofia.