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What is scapolite stone?

What is scapolite stone?

Tectosilicates. The scapolites (Gr. σκάπος, rod, and λίθος, stone) are a group of rock-forming silicate minerals composed of aluminium, calcium, and sodium silicate with chlorine, carbonate and sulfate.

How do you identify a scapolite?

Faceted Scapolite: Transparent scapolite can be cut into beautiful faceted gems that are often clear, yellow, pink, or purple in color….

Physical Properties of Scapolite
Chemical Classification Silicate
Cleavage Good
Mohs Hardness 5 to 6
Specific Gravity 2.5 to 2.7

What Colour is scapolite?

Scapolite Information

Data Value
Colors Colorless, white, blueish gray, pale greenish yellow, pink, violet, brown, orangey brown, golden yellow, orangey yellow.
Luster Vitreous; resinous; pearly on cleavages.
Polish Luster Vitreous, resinous
Fracture Luster Vitreous, resinous, pearly

Is scapolite a rare stone?

Fine gemstone quality scapolite is extremely rare and is sought after by gem and mineral collectors. Due to the rarity of transparent gem quality material, scapolite is considered to be one of the ‘lesser-known’ gemstones.

Is scapolite expensive?

Scapolite(s) are organized in the following categories: Pair, Single, gemstones. Our most expensive Scapolite is USD 4466.00 and largest Scapolite weight is CTS 148.87….Scapolite Profile.

Color information: white, yellow, violet,pink
Density: 2.6-2.71
Crystal Group: Tetragonal

Does scapolite change color?

The color change is temporary, and can be reversed when the material is exposed to incandescent light. Tenebrescence in natural scapolite has been documented (Fall 2005 GNI, pp. 269–271).

Does Scapolite change color?

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What is scapolite used for?

Scapolite, Healing and Health Scapolite can help in the treatment of cataracts and glaucoma. Together with crystals for confidence, it can also be used to treat the arteries and the veins. The energies of Scapolite can alleviate the pains you experience on your head, neck, shoulders, or upper chest.

What is a yellow Scapolite?

Yellow Scapolite tumbled stones support you in your goals of achieving prosperity by stimulating the solar plexus chakra. Gray white or purple Scapolite tumbled stones resonate with the crown chakra and stimulate your psychic knowing and your communication with the spiritual realm.