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measures 21x16x9 mm and weighs 22 carats.
it was mined in India and finely cut and polished in our workshop
Sunstone is an abundance stone. It encourages independence and originality, is inspirational in revealing talents, and attracts fame and unexpected prosperity. It is an excellent good luck crystal for competition. Known as a joyful stone, it inspires the nurturing of self in order to be of service to others. It restores the enjoyment of life, good nature and provides a sense of abundance.
Astrological sign Leo wear Sunstone to feel alive and enthusiastic. It increases vitality and is beneficial in starting, and maintaining, a fitness program or aerobic activity, and for occupations requiring high energy throughout the day. As a workplace crystal, sunstone increases your profile and brings opportunities for leadership and promotion. Placed on solar plexus,sunstone lifts out heavy or repressed emotions.
The optical effect appears to be due to reflections from inclusions of red copper, in the form of minute scales, which are hexagonal, rhombic, or irregular in shape, and are disposed parallel to the principal cleavage-plane. These inclusions give the stone an appearance something like that of aventurine, hence sunstone is known also as aventurine-feldspar, the optical effect called shiller. The feldspar which usually displays the aventurine appearance is oligoclase, though the effect is sometimes seen in orthoclase, hence two kinds of sunstone are distinguished as oligoclase sunstone and orthoclase sunstone. Varieties of plagioclase oligoclase sunstone feldspar, or potassium feldspar orthoclase sunstone. Oligoclase sunstone is more common than orthoclase sunstone. Not all sunstone exhibits strong aventurescence or Schiller. The intensity of the optical phenomenon depends upon the size of inclusions, which are typically composed of hematite or goethite. Smaller inclusions tend to exhibit more sheen, while larger inclusions generally appear as glittery, spangled metallic reflections. Sunstone is slightly softer than quartz with a hardness rating of 6 to 6.5 on the Mohs scale. Is typically red-brown in body color with a metallic shimmering effect caused by tiny platelets of hematite, goethite or pyrite. Sunstone schiller usually results in a gold, red, orange or yellow shimmer, but occasionally, it can also occur green or blue. Is typically translucent to opaque, although some very fine materials can occur highly transparent. Sunstone is famed for its sparkling inclusions. It is the presence of these inclusions that are responsible for its attractive schiller or aventurescence. When cut and polished, sunstone has a vitreous luster, which is often described as sparkling.
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delivery by normal india post: is is cheap and reliable. it takes up to 3 weeks to deliver, and has a trace number.
faster method of delivery is via EMS, costs much more, and has a tracking number.
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most of the cabochons are dome top, with a flat back. they are finely polished on both sides, the top and the bottom.