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Bi-color Oregon Sunstone - Loose Gemstone

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$299.00 (You save $301.00)
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We are offering this very important Bi-color Oregon Sunstone (trillion cut,.73 ct) loose gemstone. It is Green and Red, similar to Alexandrite, but at a much more affordable price. This is an excellent addition to any collector's portfolio or a great stone to mount up for your own, unique piece of jewelry.  


Don't forget to check out our 18 KT and Platinum mounts and semi-mounts. I Got Your Silver Lining (IGYSL) offers free design services.  If you purchase one of our semi-mounts, IGYSL will mount for free and provide a free appraisal done by our in house Gemologist. Also, don't forget to check out our current coupon specials.  


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Additional Information:Sunstone is a calcium rich species of plagioclase feldspar, sometimes with copper or hematite inclusions and traces of iron; 32% Albite, 68% Anorthite. When Sunstone viewed from certain directions, it exhibits a brilliant spangled appearance, which led to its use as a gemstone. Sunstone is found in some United States localities, the most valuable from Oregon.  In fact, it is the official gemstone of Oregon. Our Sunstones are from the Ponderosa Mine in Oregon. Sunstones come in a wide range of colors, such as Red, Orange, Pink, Light Pink, Yellow, Green, Bi-color and Tri-color.  The Bi-color/Tri-color can be any of the Sunstone colors in combination.  The better the color separation, the more desirable the stone.  Some of the bi-colors very strongly resemble Alexandrite, others the reds of fiery Spinel and some Tourmaline and Andalusite. Bi-color and Red Sunstones are the most valuable.   

Sunstone, formed and crystallized in ancient volcanic flows. Oregon sunstone is unique among gem feldspars due to the millions of copper platelets. In the trade, called the schiller phenomenon. The schiller effect is responsible for the inner light apparent in Oregon Sunstone.  

Our Sunstone's are 100% all natural, no enhancement for color whatsoever. Sunstone is 6-6.5 on the Mohs hardness scale. Refractive Index (RI): 1.560 – 1.572, Specific Gravity (SG): 2.69-2.72 and Cleavage: Perfect two directions. 

Some believe Sunstone have metaphysical properties. Sunstone, believed to attract positive energy, as well as cleanse all the chakras, linked to the solar plexus chakra specifically.  Sunstone is linked to good luck and good fortune as well as happiness and joy.




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