Indicolite — specimen 0498, photo © NMNHS
Indicolite — specimen 0498
Weight: 0.25 ct; size: 4.14 | 4.11 | 2.44 mm; shape: octagon; colour: medium dark very strongly greenish blue; very slightly greyish; clarity: eye clean; cut: excellent; treatment: none.
Very clean specimen; design ‘Eight’ by Glenn & Martha Vargas, excellent cut by Tan Pen.
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.