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Natural Chondrodite

Chondrodite is a neosilicate and a member of the humite family of minerals. It is formed in hydrothermal deposits and associated with dolomite, skarn, and serpentinite. It is closely related to clinohumite and impossible to differentiate from it with standard gemological tests . As a mineral, it is the most common member of the humite group but gem quality pieces are uncommon. The name is derived from the Greek for "grain" in allusion to its occurrence in isolated grains.


  • There are 23 Chondrodite gemstones available at Multicolour.com
  • Chondrodite(s) are organized in the following categories: Mixed LotSingle,  gemstones.
  • Our most expensive Chondrodite is USD 612.80 and largest Chondrodite weight is CTS 19.15.
  • Our cheapest Chondrodite is USD 65.00 and smallest Chondrodite weight is CTS 0.74.

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Our Chondrodite(s) are available in various shapes, sizes and colors. 23 Chondrodite(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)
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greenish yellow
orangy yellow
blue
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Chondrodite Profile

Color information: Yellow, Red or Brown.
Hardness: 6 - 6
Density: 3.16 - 3.26
Crystal Group: Monoclinic
Ocurrence: Finland, Tanzania, Greenland, USA.
Sign of the Zodiac: N/A
Month of the year: N/A
Chondrodite
Other members of the humite group include; alleghanyite, clinohumite, manganhumite, sonolite, ribbeite, leucophoenicite, and jerrygibbsite. In terms of gemology, there is no easy way to separate clinohumite from chondrodite and only best equipped labs can manage it.

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Chondrodite Mixed Lot
Chondrodite Mixed Lot Mixed shapes Moderately to Heavily included
Weight: 19.150 CTS
Shape: Mixed shapes
Clarity: Moderately to Heavily included
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Chondrodite Single
Chondrodite Single Cushion Eye clean to Slightly included
Size: 6.40 X 5.60 MM
Weight: 0.810 CTS
Shape: Cushion
Clarity: Eye clean to Slightly included
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