These natural Green Maw-Sit-Sits originate from Myanmar (Burma) and their total weight is about 9 carats. The measurements are 9.76mm x 5.89mm (diameter x depth).These gemstones are calibrated to fit 10 mm jewelry settings. The shape/cut-style of these Maw-Sit-Sits is Round Cabochon. These 8.79ctw Maw-Sit-Sit gems are available to order and can be shipped anywhere in the world. Gemstone Certification can also be provided as an optional service.
Maw-sit-sit is one of the more unusual gemstones in the world, from its curious name to its variable chemical composition. It is a recent find, first identified in 1963 by the late Swiss gemologist Dr. Edward Gubelin. It was named after the village in northwestern Burma which is close to the site where it was first found.
Maw-sit-sit is considered to be a rock rather than a mineral, since it is composed of a number of different minerals, including kosmochlor (a mineral related to jadeite) and varying amounts of jadeite and albite feldspar. It is often classified as a member of the jade family but it is not truly a variety of jadeite.
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