"Trapiche" aragonite

Weight: 12.57 ct
Size: 20.6 x 16.3 x 4.5 mm


Purple aragonite with inclusions pattern similar to “trapiche emeralds”,
produced due to twinning of orthorhombic aragonite crystals forming
pseodohexagonal forms (see pictures of rough crystals below).
Unique sample for collectors of rare gems.

Color: transparent pale purple, with brown included areas
Cut: fancy hexagonal cabochon
Treatments: not treated in any way
Origin: Minglanilla, Cuenca, Spain