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ID: 4482801 pcs
thumb image of 3.9ct Oval Cabochon Multicolor Pietersite (ID: 448280)
3.89 ct Pietersite
14.1 x 10 mm
$ 11.67
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ID: 4479892 pcs
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14.60 ct Pietersite
16 x 12.2 mm
$ 43.80
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ID: 3506801 pcs
thumb image of 35.8ct Oval Cabochon Grayish Blue Pietersite (ID: 350680)
35.79 ct Pietersite
29.6 x 22.4 mm
$ 143.16
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ID: 4480311 pcs
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4.24 ct Pietersite
14.1 x 10.1 mm
$ 12.72
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ID: 4480611 pcs
thumb image of 4.4ct Oval Cabochon Multicolor Pietersite (ID: 448061)
4.36 ct Pietersite
14.1 x 10.2 mm
$ 13.08
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ID: 3506811 pcs
thumb image of 31.8ct Oval Cabochon Multicolor Pietersite (ID: 350681)
31.78 ct Pietersite
30 x 20.6 mm
$ 127.12
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ID: 4482751 pcs
thumb image of 4.4ct Oval Cabochon Multicolor Pietersite (ID: 448275)
4.41 ct Pietersite
13.9 x 10.1 mm
$ 13.23
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ID: 3506701 pcs
thumb image of 13.7ct Pear Cabochon Multicolor Pietersite (ID: 350670)
13.70 ct Pietersite
27.1 x 15.3 mm
$ 54.80
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ID: 4482584 pcs
thumb image of 19.3ct Oval Cabochon Multicolor Pietersite (ID: 448258)
19.27 ct Pietersite
14 x 10.1 mm
$ 57.81
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ID: 4480651 pcs
thumb image of 4.4ct Oval Cabochon Multicolor Pietersite (ID: 448065)
4.43 ct Pietersite
14 x 10.1 mm
$ 13.29
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ID: 2775842 pcs
thumb image of 12.8ct Oval Cabochon Grayish Blue Pietersite (ID: 277584)
12.84 ct Pietersite
14.1 x 10.2 mm
$ 52.12
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ID: 4482544 pcs
thumb image of 19.3ct Oval Cabochon Multicolor Pietersite (ID: 448254)
19.32 ct Pietersite
14.1 x 10.1 mm
$ 57.96
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ID: 4482534 pcs
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16.27 ct Pietersite
14 x 10.2 mm
$ 48.81
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ID: 3515241 pcs
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30.70 ct Pietersite
30.1 x 22 mm
$ 122.80
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ID: 4481521 pcs
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4.53 ct Pietersite
14.1 x 10.1 mm
$ 13.59
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ID: 3714761 pcs
thumb image of 30ct Oval Cabochon Grayish Blue Pietersite (ID: 371476)
30.02 ct Pietersite
29.9 x 21.8 mm
$ 120.08
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ID: 4481541 pcs
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4.63 ct Pietersite
14.1 x 10.1 mm
$ 13.89
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ID: 4561821 pcs
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31.19 ct Pietersite
30.2 x 21.9 mm
$ 72.67
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ID: 4477881 pcs
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40.00 ct Pietersite
37.8 x 21.6 mm
$ 120.00
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ID: 4480401 pcs
thumb image of 4.7ct Oval Cabochon Multicolor Pietersite (ID: 448040)
4.72 ct Pietersite
14.1 x 10.1 mm
$ 14.16
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ID: 3460561 pcs
thumb image of 34.5ct Oval Cabochon Grayish Blue Pietersite (ID: 346056)
34.48 ct Pietersite
30.2 x 22.2 mm
$ 137.92
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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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