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ID: 3338251 pcs
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68.06 ct Pietersite
47 x 29.4 mm
$ 272.24
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ID: 3506821 pcs
thumb image of 38.5ct Oval Cabochon Multicolor Pietersite (ID: 350682)
38.54 ct Pietersite
30.1 x 22.1 mm
$ 154.16
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ID: 3717242 pcs
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15.21 ct Pietersite
15.9 x 12.1 mm
$ 60.84
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ID: 3506811 pcs
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31.78 ct Pietersite
30 x 20.6 mm
$ 127.12
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ID: 4478551 pcs
thumb image of 41.7ct Oval Cabochon Multicolor Pietersite (ID: 447855)
41.65 ct Pietersite
30.2 x 22.2 mm
$ 124.95
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ID: 3977601 pcs
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5.24 ct Pietersite
20.8 x 11.9 mm
$ 20.96
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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: 4478041 pcs
thumb image of 19.6ct Oval Cabochon Multicolor Pietersite (ID: 447804)
19.62 ct Pietersite
30 x 22.1 mm
$ 58.86
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ID: 4478101 pcs
thumb image of 23.4ct Oval Cabochon Multicolor Pietersite (ID: 447810)
23.40 ct Pietersite
30 x 21.6 mm
$ 70.20
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ID: 3714761 pcs
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30.02 ct Pietersite
29.9 x 21.8 mm
$ 120.08
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ID: 4561751 pcs
thumb image of 28.3ct Oval Cabochon Multicolor Pietersite (ID: 456175)
28.29 ct Pietersite
30.1 x 22.2 mm
$ 65.92
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ID: 3460411 pcs
thumb image of 29.5ct Oval Cabochon Multicolor Pietersite (ID: 346041)
29.46 ct Pietersite
30 x 22 mm
$ 117.84
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ID: 4478971 pcs
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23.75 ct Pietersite
28.1 x 21.6 mm
$ 71.25
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ID: 2775821 pcs
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6.05 ct Pietersite
14.1 x 10.1 mm
$ 25.68
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ID: 3515431 pcs
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28.16 ct Pietersite
29 x 19.5 mm
$ 112.64
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ID: 4480112 pcs
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8.08 ct Pietersite
13.8 x 10 mm
$ 24.24
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ID: 3460601 pcs
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27.92 ct Pietersite
29.9 x 22.3 mm
$ 111.68
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ID: 4481742 pcs
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8.84 ct Pietersite
14.1 x 10.1 mm
$ 26.52
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ID: 3506831 pcs
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27.58 ct Pietersite
29.9 x 22 mm
$ 110.32
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ID: 3717301 pcs
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18.19 ct Pietersite
29.3 x 20.7 mm
$ 72.76
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ID: 3483531 pcs
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27.17 ct Pietersite
29.7 x 22.1 mm
$ 108.68
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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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