Pietersite Rock Slab 0502
Pietersite is a very popular stone from Africa, noted for its brilliant chatoyant patterns of lightning blue/black and occasionally red/gold. Highly sought by the lapidary enthusiast, it produces spectacular finished pieces with great brilliance and flash. It is a hard silica material that has been formed by a rare geological replacement process, and is only found in quantity at 3 locations in the world.
Dimensions: 1.5" x 1.25" and approximately 6.4 mm thick on the top right tapering to 3.3 on the bottom left. Weight = 18 g.
Shown wet. Not polished. Known flaws are shown as white lines in the final picture frame.
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