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Natural Axinite

A hydrous calcium aluminum borosilicate axinite sometimes faceted for collectors. It is strongly trichroic but, its flat wedge shaped crystals are usually too thin to make it possible to utilize the more attractive reddish brown and violet colors visible in directions parallel to the flat direction. It may be confused with chrysoberyl, hessonite, topaz or tourmaline in the yellow variety but the other colors are distinctive. Axinite occurs in the triclinic system and has a negative optical sign. Although it has only distinct not easy cleavage, it fractures easily.

  • There are 4 Axinite gemstones available at
  • Axinite(s) are organized in the following categories: Single,  gemstones.
  • Our most expensive Axinite is USD 117.60 and largest Axinite weight is CTS 3.92.
  • Our cheapest Axinite is USD 44.35 and smallest Axinite weight is CTS 0.75.

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Our Axinite(s) are available in various shapes, sizes and colors. 4 Axinite(s), too many to look through? You may select any combination of search options. Colors grade into each other and you can search for more than one color at once. For a better selection, try selecting two or three colors, -- your first choice plus the two closest colors.

Color range
yellowish orange
bluish violet

Axinite Profile

Color information: Yellow, brown, violet, brownish red
Refractive Index: 1.673 1.693
Hardness: 6.5 - 7
Density: 3.29
Crystal Group: Triclinic
Ocurrence: Baja CA, USA; Tanzania
Sign of the Zodiac: N/A
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Tourmaline Single Oval Eye clean
Size: 10.20 X 7.20 MM
Weight: 3.130 CTS
Shape: Oval
Clarity: Eye clean
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USD 3443.00

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