NATROALUNITE
NaAl3(SO4)2(OH)6 . It doesn´t appears normaly in intense colours. What we show in here is green and we think is exceptional. Hardness: 4

Num: 586
Cut: round cab.
Weight:31,30ct
Size: 20x20mm.
Origin: Purroy

Num: 587
Cut: Tear cab.
Weight:14,25ct
Size::25x14mm.
Origin: Purroy

Num: T205
Cut: Tear cab.
Weight:7,20ct
Size: 19x12mm.
Origin: Purroy


 
SPINEL and CORINDON
  PHOTO ROUGH
Red spinel crystals and blue sapphires all togethers. Opacs. A special gem.
Num:T86
Cut: double tear.
Weight:56,05ct
Size: 54x20 mm.
Origin: Villanueva de Bogas (Toledo)
Num:T87
Cut:cab oval
Weight: 41,45ct
Size: 48x28 mm.
Origin:Villanueva de Bogas (Toledo)
Num:T89
Cut: oval cab
Weight: 39,46ct
Size: 42x24 mm.
Origin:Villanueva de Bogas
(Toledo)

 
BLUE QUARTZ
 PHOTO ROUGH
A rare gemmological material. It appears in biterminated crystals, translucent. It looks like the Sapphire. The blue color it´s because the Magnesioriebeckite.
Num:T203
Cut: pear cab.
Weight: 0,75ct.
Size: 9x4mm.
Origin: Antequera (Málaga)
Num:T204
Cut: pear cab.
Weight: 1,80ct
Size: 13x8 mm.
Origin: Antequera (Malaga)

 
PIEDRA CINTA
 PHOTO ROUGH
Ornamental stone, very appreciated for to do mosaic. It´s call Brochatel and there are jellews- tables in the Prado´s museum.
Num:T65
Cut:double navette
Weight:55,05ct
Size: 75x23mm
Origin:Tortosa
Num:T61
Cut:oval cab
Weight:47,90ct
Size:47x24mm
Origin:Tortosa
Num:T213
Cut:free form
Weight:80,90ct
Size: 53x23mm
Origin:Tortosa

 
CHIASTOLITE
 PHOTO ROUGH
Andalucita´s variety. Used like an amulet since long time ago. The península Ibérica has much of this material. Each locality has something special.
Num:550
Cut: Oval cab.
Weight:62,65ct
Size: 28x22 mm.
Origin:Boal (Asturias)
Num:T226
Cut: Cushion cab.
Weight:5,65ct
Size: 12X11 mm.
Origin:Galicia
Num:T223
Cut: Rectangular cab.
Weight:9,65ct
Size: 22x9 mm.
Origin:Galicia
Num:T224
Cut: Square cab.
Weight:5,50ct
Size: 9x9 mm.
Origin:Mirabel (Caceres)
Num:T222
Cut: Round cab.
Weight:11,60ct
Size: 21 mm.
Origin:Navelgas (Asturias)
Num:T225
Cut: Cube cab.
Weight:10,85ct
Size: 9X9X9 mm.
Origin:Mirabel (Caceres)


 
VONSENITA
  PHOTO ROUGH
It´s a fibrous material, when it´s worked it presents a silky sheen.
Num:T127
Cut: Oval cab.
Weight:14,7ct
Size: 30 x 12mm
Origin:Burguillos del Cerro (Badajoz)
Num:T126
Cut: free form.
Weight:31,75ct
Size: 23x13mm
Origin:Burguillos del Cerro (Badajoz)


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