This natural Green Maw-Sit-Sit originates from Myanmar (Burma) and its weight is about 13 carats. The measurements are 13.98mm x 11.89mm x 8.06mm (length x width x depth). The shape/cut-style of this Maw-Sit-Sit is Baguette Cabochon. This 13ct Maw-Sit-Sit gem is 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.
GemSelect has a wonderful selection of quality gemstones. They have a very easy to follow index of types of gems and an interesting and informative profile on each. This is my number one "go to" site for high quality gems. There is a fantastic selection, and information on each type of stone. I would not hesitate to recommend this site.
Well made site! The sorting feature is fantastic, when using size to search it would be nice to be able to search between two different sizes instead of searching for a specific size. Much like searching from between a low and ...
Site gem stones that can be reliable and trustworthy, gem stones are ordered in accordance with the goods sent. to this day I still order the gems in this online shopping site. I highly recommend this gem site
Excellent. Items were gorgeous and exactly as pictured. Ordered on Monday, rec'd. Thursday AM !! I liked the website and the details of the items. It was an easy, fast and clean transaction. Admitting here that I have purchased from GemsTV and found that some gems ordered were less than advertised. Now I am happy that I can see an exact picture of the item I am to receive.