This translucent stone has lovely banding markings.
With a hardness of 4, fair stability, poor toughness and perfect cleavage, this stone is not suitable for rings, bracelets or cufflinks and care needs to be taken when designing for this stone and when working with it.
Hardness – resistance to scratching and wear
Stability – resistance to alteration by light, heat or chemicals
Toughness – resistance to fracture, cleavage or cracking
Please note you will receive the stone in the photograph