This natural Blue Green Larimar originates from Dominican Republic and its weight is about 7 carats. The measurements are 14.1mm x 10.07mm x 5.55mm (length x width x depth).This gemstone is calibrated to fit 14 X 10 mm jewelry settings. The shape/cut-style of this Larimar is Oval Cabochon. This 6.9ct Larimar gem is available to order and can be shipped anywhere in the world. Gemstone Certification can also be provided as an optional service.
The blue variety of pectolite has become known as Larimar. A very rare mineral, it has only been found in the Dominican Republic. Discovered only in 1974, Larimar is hard to find outside of the Caribbean. By chemical composition, Larimar is a hydrated sodium calcium silicate with manganese, and has a hardness of 4.5 to 5 on the Mohs scale.
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