10.28 ct. Quartz with Lithop - The Gem Trader Rare Gems

10.28 ct. Quartz with Lithiophilite

  • Color:  Colorless
  • Clarity:  Moderately Included
  • Origin:  Brazil
  • Cut:  Oval Cabochon
  • Treatments:  None
  • Measurements:  16 x 12.1 mm

What makes these so intriguing is that the included mineral Lithiophilite is so thin that it is capable of being both transparent in normal transmitted lighting and of being highly iridescent in reflected light.  Large and well done, the gem is a very aesthetic inclusion piece and a fun stone for the cost.

$8 / carat - $82 total