Indicolite — specimen 0548, photo © NMNHS
Indicolite — specimen 0548
no precise locality [Africa]
Weight: 0.14 ct; size: 3.84 | 3.32 | 2.12 mm; shape: hexagon; colour: light very strongly bluish green; very slightly greyish; clarity: eye clean; cut: excellent; treatment: none.
Very clean specimen; design ‘Hexamixtum S 41-32’, 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.