3.2" 438g Rich Dark Purple Violet SUGILITE Multiple Layers South Africa for sale

$100.00
Product Code: EB0519SUG4
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Location Wessels Mine, near Hotazel, Kuruman, South Africa
Size 3.2" x 2.3" x 1.4"
Suggested Stand Small 2" Peg Stand

This sugilite gem rough has a lovely dark purple color and is a good example of this rare gemstone. It is formed in multiple layers alternating with riebeckite. There have been no recent discoveries of sugilite for many years, and it has become increasingly difficult to find this lovely material. This piece weighs 438 grams (15.4 ounces).