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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: 4483034 pcs
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19.15 ct Pietersite
14 x 10.1 mm
$ 57.45
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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: 4482721 pcs
thumb image of 3.9ct Oval Cabochon Multicolor Pietersite (ID: 448272)
3.90 ct Pietersite
14 x 10 mm
$ 11.70
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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: 3506771 pcs
thumb image of 36.4ct Oval Cabochon Multicolor Pietersite (ID: 350677)
36.42 ct Pietersite
29.9 x 22.1 mm
$ 145.68
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ID: 4566061 pcs
thumb image of 20.7ct Oval Cabochon Multicolor Pietersite (ID: 456606)
20.70 ct Pietersite
29.3 x 21.8 mm
$ 48.23
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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: 4565181 pcs
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5.34 ct Pietersite
13.9 x 10.2 mm
$ 12.44
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ID: 4483024 pcs
thumb image of 18ct Oval Cabochon Multicolor Pietersite (ID: 448302)
17.98 ct Pietersite
14 x 10.2 mm
$ 53.94
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ID: 3460561 pcs
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34.48 ct Pietersite
30.2 x 22.2 mm
$ 137.92
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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
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4.36 ct Pietersite
14.1 x 10.2 mm
$ 13.08
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ID: 4279681 pcs
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12.36 ct Pietersite
18.1 mm
$ 43.26
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ID: 4482544 pcs
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19.32 ct Pietersite
14.1 x 10.1 mm
$ 57.96
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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: 3916522 pcs
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30.43 ct Pietersite
18.1 mm
$ 65.42
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ID: 4479281 pcs
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41.95 ct Pietersite
40.9 x 23 mm
$ 125.85
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ID: 4477051 pcs
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25.53 ct Pietersite
29.9 x 22.2 mm
$ 76.59
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ID: 4478551 pcs
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41.65 ct Pietersite
30.2 x 22.2 mm
$ 124.95
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ID: 4565581 pcs
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25.53 ct Pietersite
29.8 x 22.1 mm
$ 59.48
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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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