Polished Medium to Large Stichtite With Green Serpentine Free Forms x 2 From Barberton, South Africa

R 1,298.00 ZAR
  • Polished   Medium to Large Stichtite With Green Serpentine Free Forms x 2 From Barberton, South Africa - TopRock

Polished Medium to Large Stichtite With Green Serpentine Free Forms x 2 From Barberton, South Africa

R 1,298.00 ZAR
'Stichtite is a carbonate of chromium and magnesium; formula Mg?Cr?CO?(OH)??·4H?O. Its colour ranges from pink through lilac to a rich purple colour. It is formed as an alteration product of Chromite containing Serpentine. Stichtite is rare and sought after in the broader international market. Toprock gets the rough direct from the mines in Barberton, South Africa. We exclusively polish the material in the Toprock factory. Stichtite is purple and ranges in colour intensity. The Stichtite is often found in association to either a black or brown coloured Serpentine but most recent deposits have yielded material with semi gemmy classic green Serpentine. Deposit yields mostly small rough pieces which makes larger pieces rare and collectible. One day we may attempt eggs and balls but this wastes a huge amount of material and would negatively impact on the price. This is an amazing locally available resource otherwise only known mostly from large deposits in Australia. Price is grade dependent. Items are as shown.

Locality = Barberton, South Africa
Grade = A Grade
Size = 110 - 153 mm | 4.3 - 6 inch
Nett Weight = 1.4 Kg | 3.1 Lbs

Product Type = Small Batch

Weight = 1.412 kg

SKU = A56086STICH

Currently 1 in stock.

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'Stichtite is a carbonate of chromium and magnesium; formula Mg?Cr?CO?(OH)??·4H?O. Its colour ranges from pink through lilac to a rich purple colour. It is formed as an alteration product of Chromite containing Serpentine. Stichtite is rare and sought after in the broader international market. Toprock gets the rough direct from the mines in Barberton, South Africa. We exclusively polish the material in the Toprock factory. Stichtite is purple and ranges in colour intensity. The Stichtite is often found in association to either a black or brown coloured Serpentine but most recent deposits have yielded material with semi gemmy classic green Serpentine. Deposit yields mostly small rough pieces which makes larger pieces rare and collectible. One day we may attempt eggs and balls but this wastes a huge amount of material and would negatively impact on the price. This is an amazing locally available resource otherwise only known mostly from large deposits in Australia. Price is grade dependent. Items are as shown.

Locality = Barberton, South Africa
Grade = A Grade
Size = 110 - 153 mm | 4.3 - 6 inch
Nett Weight = 1.4 Kg | 3.1 Lbs

Product Type = Small Batch