This natural Green Seraphinite originates from Russia and its weight is about 3 carats. The measurements are 10.87mm x 8.11mm x 4.63mm (length x width x depth). The shape/cut-style of this Seraphinite is Oval Cabochon. This 3.18ct Seraphinite gem is available to order and can be shipped anywhere in the world. Gemstone Certification can also be provided as an optional service.
Seraphinite is a trade name for a particular form of clinochlore, a member of the chlorite group. The dark green color of seraphinite is enhanced by a silvery and feathery shimmer caused by mica inclusions. Seraphinite was named for the seraphim, the highest order of angels, because of the feather-like appearance of the chatoyant fibers in the stone.
The mineral clinochlore was first identified in 1851 in West Chester, Pennsylvania. It has since been discovered in a number of other locales in the USA, including New York, Arizona, and New Jersey. Clinochlore can also be found in other countries, including Spain, Switzerland, Russia, Turkey, and Italy.