How much does zultanite cost?
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What is the stone of Turkey?
There are 6 semi-precious gemstones in Turkey that are the most significant in terms of abundance and authenticity. These include smoky quartz, blue chalcedony, chrysoprase (aka Şenkaya emerald), diaspore (aka sultanite/zultanite), sepiolite (aka meerschaum/Eskişehirstone), and jet (aka Oltustone).
Is zultanite real?
Zultanite is the trade name of diaspore that exhibits a color-change effect; the material appears yellow, pink, or green in different light sources. Zultanite has only been found in the Anatolian Mountains of Turkey (M. Hatipoglu and M.
Is zultanite still being mined?
Zultanite is mined only by Zultanite Gems, LLC, at a remote location in the Anatolian mountains of Turkey, directly from the host rock at an altitude of more than 1000 metres. The Turkish deposit remains the only Zultanite source in the world (colour-change, diaspore gem quality).
Which stone is most rare?
Musgravite. Musgravite was discovered in 1967 and is arguably the rarest gemstone in the world. It was first discovered in Musgrave Ranges, Australia, and later found in Madagascar and Greenland. The first sizable gem-quality specimen was discovered in 1993.
What is Turkish purple Jade?
Turkish Purple Jade, also known as Turkiyenite, has been used as a modern gemstone since the 80s. The base colors run from gray-purple to rich deep purple, with various mottling. Tougher than Diamonds, Turkish Purple Jade is a variety of Jadeite.
Is Csarite rare?
The gem, traded by its namesake company, is said to be so rare that for every 10,000 diamonds cut and faceted around the globe, a single piece of Csarite® is unearthed.
What color is Csarite?
In candlelight, Csarite displays an extraordinary raspberry purple-pink. In daylight, it is a stunning Kiwi green.
Is Turkish diaspore the same as zultanite?
The only difference is that both Csarite and Zultanite are trade names while diaspore is the gemological name. Zultanite and Csarite are mined from one specific diaspore mine in the southwest of Turkey’s Anatolian mountains. The mine was owned by a businessman who initially branded the gemstone Zultanite.