Beautiful Simbircite cabochon.One of a kind specimen. Large stone with gorgeous pattern! High grade. Perfectly polished. Flat Back.
Weight: 70.6 carats
Simbircite is a very beautiful semi-transparent stone which has a nice amber color, with shades of brown, white, red or green. It was named after the city of Simbirsk in Central Russia. The first records of this mineral are dated back to 1765, but it received its current name only in 1985. It is a conglomerate of calcite (СаСО3), marl, pyrite, and fragments of ammonites and other ancient sea life forms. It was mostly formed in Cretaceous period, 95-65 million years ago." (c)Simbircite is believed to accumulate vital energy, absorb negative energy and help to get rid of indecision and suspiciousness. It is a stone of self-assured people, it alleviates fear, calms and clears the mind, strengthens memory, promotes emotional balance and self-checking.
This is one of the rarest gemstones in the world. New to the gemstone world, Simbircite comes from Simbirsk, Russia. It is considered an ancient stone that takes over 80 million years to form. It is actually an ammonite from the dinosaur age, that has crystalized in forms of calcite, aragonite, and quartz. The beautiful gold lines that run through it are pyrite, that has formed over time. If you look close, you may see tiny fossils, within this large fossil, of ancient sea life.
Simbircite is a warm stone. It gives energy to the person who carries it. For many nations of the world, hardened ammonites and their fragments are symbols of a prosperity, family well-being and happiness. Simbircite promotes accumulation of vital energy while absorbing negative energy, helps to get rid of indecision and suspicious feelings. It is a stone of self-assured people, it alleviates fear, calms and clears the mind. Simbircite is a stimulus stone for architects and those in the fields of construction.