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Natural Enstatite

Enstatite is a member of the pyroxene group of minerals. The hardness is 5.5 but its two directions of prismatic cleavage make it a challenge to facet.


  • There are 12 Enstatite gemstones available at Multicolour.com
  • Enstatite(s) are organized in the following categories: Single,  gemstones.
  • Our most expensive Enstatite is USD 366.80 and largest Enstatite weight is CTS 10.48.
  • Our cheapest Enstatite is USD 81.75 and smallest Enstatite weight is CTS 2.91.

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Our Enstatite(s) are available in various shapes, sizes and colors. 12 Enstatite(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
white
yellow
orangy yellow
greenish yellow





Enstatite Profile

Color information: Gray, green, brown, orange-brown, yellowish-brown, colorless, pale yellow.
Refractive Index: 1.663-1.673
Chemical Composition: MgSiO3
Hardness: 5.5
Density: 3.26-3.28
Crystal Group: Orthorhombic
Ocurrence: South Africa, Burma, Tanzania, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Germany, Norway, Greenland
Sign of the Zodiac: N/A
Month of the year: N/A
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Enstatite is a common mineral in meteorites. Crystals have been found in stony and ferrous meteorites, including the one that fell at Breitenbach, in Saxony. In some meteorites, together with olivine it may form the bulk of the material. Enstatite can occur in small spherical masses, or chondrules, with an internal radiated structure. It is one of the few silicate minerals that have been observed in a crystalline form outside our Solar System. Enstatite is thought to be one of the early stages for the formation of crystalline silicates in space and many correlations between the occurrence of the mineral and the structure of the object around which it has been observed have also been noted.

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Enstatite Single
Enstatite Single Octagon Slightly included
Size: 16.20 X 9.60 MM
Weight: 10.480 CTS
Shape: Octagon
Clarity: Slightly included
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Enstatite Single
Enstatite Single Oval Slightly included
Size: 10.50 X 8.70 MM
Weight: 3.270 CTS
Shape: Oval
Clarity: Slightly included
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