Polished Purple Stichtite & Serpentine Standing Free Forms x 2 From Barberton, South Africa

R 673.00 ZAR
  • Polished Purple Stichtite & Serpentine Standing Free Forms  x 2 From Barberton, South Africa - TopRock

Polished Purple Stichtite & Serpentine Standing Free Forms x 2 From Barberton, South Africa

R 673.00 ZAR

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General Description

Polished Stichtite from Barberton, South Africa: Rejoice in the return of beautifully polished Stichtite items, expertly crafted by Gary. Stichtite, a captivating gem, hails from a unique geological background, with a range of remarkable attributes that make it highly sought after on the international market. Stichtite is a chromium and magnesium carbonate, known for its exquisite colour spectrum, spanning from gentle pinks to delicate lilacs and even rich, regal purples. It forms as an alteration product of Chromite that contains Serpentine, making it a distinct and rare gemstone. Stichtite, especially when found in combination with green serpentine, is primarily known to originate from Australia and South Africa in significant quantities. In the alternative market sector, it goes by the name Atlantisite. The lightweight nature of this material results in polished items that offer an advantageous size-to-weight ratio. It's worth noting that when polished, some natural flaws, fissures, or cracks may be evident. Achieving a perfect polish on Stichtite is a formidable challenge due to its unique composition and inherent softness. At Toprock, we source the rough directly from the mines in Barberton, South Africa. The deposit predominantly yields small rough pieces, making larger specimens a rarity and a prized addition to any collection. While we may consider crafting items like eggs and balls, such endeavours often result in a significant loss of material and can adversely affect pricing. Embrace the wonder of this remarkable locally available resource, and explore the unique beauty of Stichtite. Price is grade dependant. Items are as shown.


Product Data

Locality = Barberton, South Africa
Grade = Very Good to A Grade
Size = 103 - 111 mm | 4.1 - 4.4 inch
Net Weight = 0.9 Kg | 1.9 Lbs
Product Type = Small Batch

Weight = 0.85 kg

SKU = A136183STICH

Currently 1 in stock.

Please Note: The product title specifies the exact number of pieces included for the listed product price e.g. x 12, x 1, x 35 etc. The vast majority of our products are individually graded batches or single pieces which are priced accordingly. Therefore, if we state “Currently 1 in stock” this means we have 1 batch and/or 1 piece available as per the number of pieces indicated in the product title.

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PRODUCT INFORMATION


General Description

Polished Stichtite from Barberton, South Africa: Rejoice in the return of beautifully polished Stichtite items, expertly crafted by Gary. Stichtite, a captivating gem, hails from a unique geological background, with a range of remarkable attributes that make it highly sought after on the international market. Stichtite is a chromium and magnesium carbonate, known for its exquisite colour spectrum, spanning from gentle pinks to delicate lilacs and even rich, regal purples. It forms as an alteration product of Chromite that contains Serpentine, making it a distinct and rare gemstone. Stichtite, especially when found in combination with green serpentine, is primarily known to originate from Australia and South Africa in significant quantities. In the alternative market sector, it goes by the name Atlantisite. The lightweight nature of this material results in polished items that offer an advantageous size-to-weight ratio. It's worth noting that when polished, some natural flaws, fissures, or cracks may be evident. Achieving a perfect polish on Stichtite is a formidable challenge due to its unique composition and inherent softness. At Toprock, we source the rough directly from the mines in Barberton, South Africa. The deposit predominantly yields small rough pieces, making larger specimens a rarity and a prized addition to any collection. While we may consider crafting items like eggs and balls, such endeavours often result in a significant loss of material and can adversely affect pricing. Embrace the wonder of this remarkable locally available resource, and explore the unique beauty of Stichtite. Price is grade dependant. Items are as shown.


Product Data

Locality = Barberton, South Africa
Grade = Very Good to A Grade
Size = 103 - 111 mm | 4.1 - 4.4 inch
Net Weight = 0.9 Kg | 1.9 Lbs
Product Type = Small Batch