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17ct Multicolor Pietersite 25mm x 13mm

Multicolor Pietersite Fancy 17ct 25mm x 13mm
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Type: Pietersite
Item ID: 301421
Content: 1 gem
Weight: 17 ct
Size: 24.86 mm x 12.89 mm x 5.62 mm
Shape: Fancy Cabochon
Clarity: Opaque
Treatment: None
Origin: Namibia
Price: USD
Shipping & Handling USD 6.99
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This natural Multicolor Pietersite originates from Namibia and its weight is about 17 carats. The measurements are 24.86mm x 12.89mm x 5.62mm (length x width x depth). The shape/cut-style of this Pietersite is Fancy Cabochon. This 17ct Pietersite gem is available to order and can be shipped anywhere in the world. Gemstone Certification can also be provided as an optional service.
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  • FedEx or DHL for USD 20.00 only / Delivery 3-4 days / fully insured
  • Registered Mail for USD 6.99 / Delivery 7-14 days / insured for USD 200.00
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Guarantee / Certification
  • All gemstones are natural!
  • All photos and videos are of the actual gem for sale (No Stock Photos)
  • We offer certification from AIGS for USD 30.00 (5-10 additional days)
  • We also offer certification from the BGL lab for USD 15.00 only (3-4 days)
Size and Weight Back To Top
  • Gems are always measured in Millimeter (mm)
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  • Dimensions are given as length x width x depth, except for round stones which are diameter x depth
  • Select gems by size, not by weight! Gem varieties vary in density, so carat weight is not a good indication of size
  • Note: 1ct = 0.2g
Additional Quantities
  • Every item is unique, so you can only order 1 of each item
  • However, we often have similar or matching items. If so, we display them on the same gem detail page
Clarity Explained Back To Top
  • IF = Loupe Clean - Internally flawless; free of inclusions
  • VVS = Almost Loupe Clean - Very, very slight inclusions; inclusions barely seen under 10x magnification
  • VS = Eye Clean - Very slight inclusions; inclusions can be seen under 10x magnification
  • SI = Slightly included - Small inclusions can be seen with the naked eye
  • I1 = Included - Inclusions can be seen with the naked eye
  • Transparent = A gemstone having the property of transmitting light without serious diffusion / may have rutile or other inclusions
  • Translucent = Allowing light to pass through, but not transparent
  • Opaque = Does not allow light to pass through
Return Policy
  • All gems have a 30-day inspection period, which begins on the date of delivery. Gems may be returned for a full refund during this period.
  • Please email us for return authorization code when returning a gem.
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About Pietersite
Pietersite is the trade name for a (usually) dark blue-gray breccia aggregate made up mainly of hawk's eye and tiger's eye. It was discovered by Sid Pieters in 1962 in Namibia, and named in his honor. Pietersite colors include blues, rusty reds, golds and browns.

Pietersite belongs to a branch of the tigers eye family called riebeckite. Tiger's Eye is what geologists refer to as a pseudomorph, one mineral that changes into another. Tiger's Eye began its life as the mineral crocidolite, a form of asbestos. As quartz replaced the crocidolite it took on the shape of the fibrous mineral and that is what causes the chatoyancy in gemstones of this family. Unlike tigers eye, the surface of a Pietersite looks rather chaotic, with streaks and colors in every direction. This is because during formation of the crystal, the materials that compose it were broken apart, swirled every which way, and then were reformed and cemented together by quartz. Stones and crystals that go through that process are referred to as brecciated.
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