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Natural Diaspore

Diaspore has been available since the early 1800’s and is mentioned in George Kunz’s book “The Curious Lore of Precious Stone” where the stone is linked to the Christian name Dorothy.


  • There are 2 Diaspore gemstones available at Multicolour.com
  • Diaspore(s) are organized in the following categories: Single,  gemstones.

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Our Diaspore(s) are available in various shapes, sizes and colors. 2 Diaspore(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
orangy yellow
yellow-green or green-yellow





Diaspore Profile

Color information: gray, khaki green, pink, light purple
Refractive Index: 1.70 – 1.75
Chemical Composition: AlO(OH)
Hardness: 6.5 - 7.0
Density: 3.30 – 3.39
Crystal Group: Orthorhombic
Sign of the Zodiac: N/A
Month of the year: N/A
Diaspore
Along with, alexandrite, color change garnet, and color change sapphire, diaspore is one of the few gemstones that may change color as a function of the lighting conditions. The gem is currently mined at only one location in the world, Anatolia, Turkey and supply is said to be very limited.

Although the color change is normally not very strong, Diaspore can shift from a kiwi green or gray in daylight to a rhodolite purplish-pink under incandescent light. but normally the color. Mostly recently the trade name “Zultanite” has been adopted for this stone.

Diaspore (Zultanite) is believed to help improve ambition, intellect and is said to help one develop psychic powers.

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Diaspore Single
Diaspore Single Cushion Slightly included
Size: 7.10 X 5.90 MM
Weight: 1.690 CTS
Shape: Cushion
Clarity: Slightly included
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Diaspore Single
Diaspore Single Cushion Slightly included
Size: 7.50 X 5.10 MM
Weight: 1.080 CTS
Shape: Cushion
Clarity: Slightly included
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