Gemstones, Diamonds, Pearls - Multicolour.com
My Shopping Cart My Account Gem Library
|Welcome to Multicolour.com|Single Stones|Calibrated Stones|Pairs|Mix Lots|Closeouts|Carved Gems|lapidary and gemological tools and supplies|Gem Smart Search|
Home / Gem Library / Gemstones Varieties / Andalusite September 30, 2014

Natural Andalusite

Andalusite is best known for its strong pleochroism and it's unusual color which is frequently a mixture of both red and green. It isn't considered to be a color change stone but it frequently shows two colors, (red and green) at the same time. Rough crystals will often show green in one direction and red in another. The color is difficult to match on any any standard color chart.


  • There are 43 Andalusite gemstones available at Multicolour.com
  • Andalusite(s) are organized in the following categories: Single,  gemstones.
  • Our most expensive Andalusite is USD 522.72 and largest Andalusite weight is CTS 3.52.
  • Our cheapest Andalusite is USD 26.00 and smallest Andalusite weight is CTS 0.42.

Find your Andalusite

Our Andalusite(s) are available in various shapes, sizes and colors. 43 Andalusite(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.

Shape Length (mm) Width (mm)
Category Weight (cts) Price (USD)
Color range
red-orange or orange-red
yellow
orange
greenish yellow
yellowish orange
yellow-green or green-yellow
orangy yellow
green





Andalusite Profile

Refractive Index: 1.628 - 1.647
Chemical Composition: Al2SiO5
Hardness: 7 - 7.5
Density: 3.13 - 3.21
Crystal Group: Orthorhombic
Ocurrence: Brazil, Sri Lanka, Spain, East Africa, Burma, U.S.A.
Sign of the Zodiac: N/A
Month of the year: N/A
Andalusite
Andalusite is popular as a collector stone but is seldom used in jewelry probably because of it's unavailability. With a hardness of 7 - 7.5 andalusite is tough enough to be used in jewelry. Andalusite, especially in the rough, can easily be confused with alexandrite because of similarities in color.

Looking for other Gemstones?

Search Gems by Color | Advance Search | Step-by-Step Search Wizard

Search/
Search for:
Search Site Gems
Enter keywords or item #. (i.e ruby or YDFG97a).
Shopping Cart: Empty

Andalusite range/
Andalusite Single
Andalusite Single Marquise Eye clean
Size: 16.20 X 8.10 MM
Weight: 3.520 CTS
Shape: Marquise
Clarity: Eye clean
Usually ships within 24 hours
RECOMMENDED
OUR PRICE
USD 522.72
Add to Shopping Cart Save For Later

Andalusite Single
Andalusite Single Oval Slightly included
Size: 6.00 X 5.10 MM
Weight: 0.650 CTS
Shape: Oval
Clarity: Slightly included
Usually ships within 24 hours
RECOMMENDED
OUR PRICE
USD 26.00
Add to Shopping Cart Save For Later


Gem Library/
Gems Legend and  Lore Gems Legend and Lore
Some of the latest of ways that gems have been associated with Birthstones and Signs of the Zodiac.
Understanding Gemstones Understanding Gemstones
Learn about Physical and Optical properties, color, clarity and cut of gemstones.
Gems Glossary Gems Glossary
Ever wonder what are "Blemish", "Luster", "Saturation" "Uniformity" or "Mine Run" means?
Reference and  Links Reference and Links
Recommended books and links to Gem, Jewelry&Mineral Magazines, Gem Institutes and Labs.

 Top of Page Need help?  

Gemstones for sale: Alexandrite, Garnet, Diamond, Opal, Spinel, Sapphire, Tourmaline, Tanzanite, Tsavorite,
Gemstones by Category: Calibrated, Carving, Closeout, Mixed Lot, Pair, Rough, Single, Best Sellers or Featured Gemstones.
Gemstone education: Colored Gemstones Guide, Gems Library, Gemstone Treatments, Gemstone Glossary, Gems and Astrology,

A BBB Accredited Business All Transactions secure by Thawte certificate - click here to validate Ebay Power Seller Gem Certification Various Shipping Options Major Credit Cards Accepted

All trademarks and logos shown herein are the property of their respective owners. © Copyright Multicolour.com, 1998-2011. All rights reserved. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of Multicolour.com Return Policy, Privacy Policy and Trading Guarantee. Published and operated by David Wein Ltd. 32 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong Island Hong Kong. Lost? Check site map or resources page.

Site design and maintenance by NetComposite ®.