Diopside Cats Eye Light Green 7.76 Cts 18344 Rare Collectors Gem. 12.0 x 11.90mm. Ideal Gem for your collection.Collectors Gem Suitable for gemological Institutions. Among the Rarest of Gemstones.
Natural gem Free of any Treatment. 100% Natural - Not treated in any way. Beautiful Center-stone for an engagement Ring. Will make a Gorgeous Ring or Pendent accented with Diamonds.
Beautiful sharp Cats eye effect. Large Sizes are Extremely Rare.A Gem of Lasting Beauty. Asterism (or Ray Effect) is best seen in Bright Sunlight or by focusing a Flashlight on the face of the gem. 1.665 - 1.730 Hardness :6 Chemical Comp. CaMgSi2O6 Density :3.25 - 3.55 Crystal Group :Monoclinic. Diopside comes in a variety of colors and similar to Zircon or Peridot. A Chrome rich variety is called Chrome Diopside, The Chatoyant type is the Diopside Cats-eye mostly in green, which are rare and much sought after by Collectors. The term cat's eye, or chatoyancy, is used to describe a phenomenal optical property in gemstones, in this case diopside. The effect, when present, appears as a bright, narrow slit similar to the pupils in the eyes of your favorite feline. This phenomenon is caused by parallel fibrous or needle-like inclusions that interfere with the passage of light through the crystal, scattering and reflecting light back to the viewer as a thin line. The item "DIOPSIDE CATS EYE 7.76 CTS LOOSE GEMSTONE 18344" is in sale since Friday, October 23, 2020. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Loose Diamonds & Gemstones\Loose Gemstones\Tourmaline". The seller is "cresla" and is located in Colombo. This item can be shipped worldwide.