Rare Gemstones for Collectors (A through M)
Click on thumbnail to view larger photo       Last updated December 9, 2012                          Email to order  Steve @  Steve Perry Gems    Extremely rare Lawsonite gemstones,  Cuprian Powellite gemstones, faceted Cubanite, faceted Dioptase gemstones

 

Andalusite
gem andalusite AND14 3.45cts 10.4 x 10.2mm trillion Brazil SOLD Excellent cut and polish, deep rich chestnut orange with yellow green flashes, eye clean!

 


Apatite
cobalt blue apatite AP16 1.04cts 6.2mm round Brazil SOLD Good cut and polish, lightly included, moderate transparency, deep medium neon greenish blue!

 


Aragonite

 

rare large gem aragonite AR5 14.27cts 16.2 x 14.3mm cushion Czech Republic SOLD Very well cut and polished, very slight  inclusion, great light golden color with some dispersion,  excellent brilliance and transparency.

 


Axinite
MK3 1.79cts 6.8 x 9.5mm oval Mexico SOLD Well cut and polished, bright medium chestnut color, lightly included with small crystal inclusions throughout

Barite
gem golden barite BAM3W 6.68cts 10.8 x 8.6mm cushions Madagascar $250. Very well cut and polished, nice  light golden yellow color, great transparency with slight inclusions, hard to cut gemstone, nice addition to a rare gem collection!  New find in late 2008!
gem golden barite BAM4 2.33cts 8.8 x 7mm oval Madagascar $120. Well cut and polished, nice  light  yellow color, great transparency with light inclusions, hard to cut gemstone, nice addition to a rare gem collection!  New find in late 2008!
large gem barite BAR1 11.19cts 14.8 x 11mm oval Russia $330. Very well cut and polished, nice  light coffee color, eye clean with great transparency, hard to cut gemstone, nice addition to a rare gem collection!

Bastnasite
gem bastnasite BAST1 1.27cts 6.5 x 5.2mm oval Pakistan $250. Well cut and polished, nice  medium dark chestnut color, lightly included, beautiful rare gem!
rare gem bastnasite BAST2 1.30cts 6.7 x 5.7mm oval Pakistan $190. Well cut and polished, bright cinnamon orange color indoors, light medium brown (photo) in fluorescent light, lightly included, beautiful rare gem!
  Bustamite
rare gem bustamite BST1 2.94cts 10.7 x 8mm oval South Africa $180. Well cut and polished, somewhat translucent, beautiful rich lotus blossum color, minor iron oxide inclusions.
rare gem bustamite BST3 2.63cts 12 x 8.6mm trillion South Africa $120. Reserved  Well cut and polished, opaque, bubble gum pink color.
 



















































 



















 
































 
Cerussite
rare orange cerussite CRS6 5.17cts 10.2 7.7mm oval Namibia SOLD Very well cut and polished, eye clean, soft orange color with excellent brilliance and good transparency

                                                                                                               
 

Chondrodite
rare chondrodite gemstone CHRD1 .25ct  5 x 4mm oval Pakistan $60. Good cut and polish, rich dark orange color, moderately included,  very rare collector's gemstone
 
Clinohumite
  CLN2 4.43cts 11.5 x 8.6mm pearshape Pakistan $880. Very good cut and polish, rich dark orange color, minor inclusions with very good transparency,  very rare collector's gemstone
  CLN1 3.55cts 11.8 x 8.4mm pearshape Pakistan $880. Very good cut and polish, rich dark orange color, very slight inclusions with excellent transparency, very rare collector's gemstone

Cordierite
  CORD10 1.06cts 8.2 x 5.3mm fancy emerald cut Sri Lanka $120. Well cut with a good polish, nice bright gem, grain within the stone gives it a slight satiny appearance, colorless, minor cleavage plane.  Very nice collector's gemstone

 


Cubanite

 

very rare cubanite gem CBN2 .27ct 3.8mm round Canada SOLD Good cut and polish, metallic light golden color, opaque gem, hard to cut brittle material, very small surface pits, much nicer color and luster than photo, nice addition to a rare stone collection!
very rare gem cubanite CBN3 .45ct 4.5mm round Canada $75. Reserved  Good cut and polish, metallic light golden color, opaque gem, hard to cut brittle material, small surface pits, much nicer color and luster than photo, nice addition to a rare stone collection!

Cuprite
fine cuprite gemstone CUP8W 13.14cts 12.2mm round brilliant Namibia $1,000. Very well cut and polished, intense deep cherry red color, very good transparency, eye clean
cuprite gemstone CUP7 1.43cts 7 x 5.7mm oval Namibia SOLD Well cut and polished, very intense deep cherry red color, very good transparency, eye clean.

Danburite
large danburite gemstone DNB12 16.01cts 20 x 14mm fancy cushion Mexico $360. Very well cut and polished, some small crystal inclusions, colorless with excellent brilliance and transparency.
fine gem danburite DNB18 3.23cts 10.9 x 7.5mm radiant cut Russia $150. Very well cut and polished, eye clean, nice orange-golden color with excellent brilliance and transparency.
gem golden danburite DNB19 2.92cts 10 x 8mm oval Russia $110. Well cut and polished, eye clean, nice golden color with excellent brilliance and transparency.
  DNB15 1.56cts 8.2 x 6.2mm oval Tanzania $200. Very well cut and polished, nice light greenish-yellow color with nice strong white star, slight inclusions

Diaspore
gem diaspore, daylight
gem diaspore, incandescent light
DSP5 4.63cts 12 x 9mm oval Turkey $690. Very well cut and polished, lively bright gem, slight crystal inclusions.Moderate change from greenish tan in daylight to peachy tan in incandescent light

Diopside
  CEDIS2 2.50cts 7.3 x 6.8mm oval Sri Lanka $90. Strong catseye  with a slight secondary star phenomena, very rare gemstone, good cut with excellent polish, very slight inclusions, good transparency, light golden tan color.

 


Dioptase

 

rare gem dioptase DPTS1 .25ct 4mm round Namibia $100. Reserved  Rarely seen faceted gem from the classic Tsumeb Mine material.  Nice cut and polish, moderately included with good transparency in most of the stone.  Tricky stone to facet and rarely seen in collections.

 


Ekanite

 

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rare gem ekanite EK10 1.64cts 7.5mm round Sri Lanka $150. Well cut and polished, dark yellowish green color, one small crystal inclusion.  Very good clarity and color for ekanite which is usually hazy and dark.   Nice gem from a small find three years ago.

Epidote
  EP4 .81ct 8.9 x 3.6mm long emerald cut Pakistan $40. Well cut and polished, nice medium green color with medium brown pleochroism, one small crystal inclusion.  Very good clarity and color for epidote which is usually very dark.   Nice gem from the recent mining near Alchuri.
epidote gemstone EP7 .88ct 7 x 5.2mm emerald cut Pakistan $80. Well cut and polished, nice medium golden brown color, eye clean.  Very good clarity and color for epidote which is usually very dark.   Nice gem from the recent mining near Alchuri.

 


Euclase
gem euclase EUB4 .06ct 2.6mm round   Brazil Sold Nicely cut and polished little gem,  bright stone, slight visible inclusion, intense medium neon blue color

Friedelite
  F4 2.02cts 8.3 x 7.5mm cushion  New Jersey $130. Nicely cut and polished semi-translucent gem,  eye clean, dark orange-red color, rare gem from a long worked out locality
  F1 1.55cts 7.6mm round New Jersey $100. Nicely cut and polished semi-translucent gem,  eye clean, dark orange-red color, rare gem from a long worked out locality
  F2 1.08cts 7.4 x 5.5mm emerald cut New Jersey $70. Nicely cut and polished semi-translucent gem,  small inclusion in one corner, nice orange-red color, rare gem from a long worked out locality
  F3 2.14cts 9.5 x 7.2mm oval New Jersey $135. Nicely cut and polished semi-translucent gem,  eye clean, dark orange-red color, rare gem from a long worked out locality

Gaspeite
gaspeite gemstone GSP1 33.41cts 29 x 21mm low dome oval Australia Sold Very well cut and polished, very pleasing yellow green color, opaque, nice spiderweb pattern of iron oxide staining

 


Hambergite

 

  KRC1 1.08cts 9.0x6.2mm oval Afghanistan SOLD Well cut and polished, very pale golden yellow color, light inclusions with excellent transparency, very difficult to cut gemstone, nice addition to a rare gem collection!
 
Hayune
  HY3 .13ct 4.2 x 3.9mm oval Germany SOLD Well cut and polished, intense dark neon blue color, eye clean with very good transparency, nice little addition to a rare gem collection!
Jeremejevite
rare gem jeremejevite JEC2 .14ct 5.4 x 2.4mm long emerald cut Namibia $100. Very well cut and polished, super bright gem, pleasing light blue color with a lavender tint, excellent transparency, eye clean
gem jeremejevite JE6 .37ct 8.3 x 2.7mm long emerald cut Namibia $280. Well cut and polished, nice bright gem, bicolor gem with light lavender-blue color and colorless, lightly included with very good transparency
rare jeremejevite gem JE9 .14ct 4.5 x 2.5mm long emerald cut Namibia $100. Very well cut and polished, super bright gem, pleasing light blue color with a lavender tint, excellent transparency with slight visible inclusions
  JE10 .37ct 8.3 x 2.8mm long emerald cut Namibia $300. Very well cut and polished, super bright gem, pleasing light blue color with a lavender tint, excellent transparency with slight visible inclusions
  JE11 1.25cts 11.5 x 4.2mm long emerald cut Burma $920. Very well cut and polished, super bright gem, very rare light yellow orange color, very good transparency with slight visible inclusions
  JER001 .22ct 10.4 x 1.6mm long emerald cut Namibia $120. Very well cut and polished, super bright gem, pleasing light blue color, excellent transparency with slight visible inclusions

Kornerupine
gem kornerupine KRN14 1.84cts 7.6mm round brilliant Sri Lanka SOLD Very well cut and polished, dark yellowish green color, excellent transparency with slight inclusions.

K-Richterite
rare k-richterite gem KRC1 .61ct 7.2 x 5.3mm oval Afghanistan $180. Good cut and polish with a moderate window, very pale golden yellow color, light inclusions with excellent transparency, very difficult to cut gemstone, nice addition to a rare gem collection!

Kyanite
exceptional gem kyanite KYN30 3.92cts 11.1 x 7.8mm cushion Brazil SOLD Great gem kyanite, seafoam green color with a slight blue stripe running  right through the center of the stone.  Unique, well cut and polished gem with slight inclusions.  Exceptional quality for a green kyanite!
rare kyanite catseye KYN32W 13.46cts 13.2mm high dome round Brazil $150. Very interesting kyanite gemstone cut to show a nice wide white catseye (which does not show well in the photo), rich medium silver blue body color with a darker blue stripe perpendicular to the catseye effect.  Well cut and polished opaque gem.
  KYN21 8.10cts 12.3mm medium high dome Brazil $90. Very interesting kyanite gemstone cut to show a nice wide white catseye (which does not show well in the photo), rich medium silver blue body color with a darker blue stripe perpendicular to the catseye effect.  Well cut and polished opaque gem.
  KYN33 6.18cts 12.8 x 9mm medium dome oval Nepal $120. Beautiful kyanite gemstone cut to show a nice wide white catseye effect, crisp medium blue body color lighter blue stripe down the middle.  Very well cut and polished, wonderful transparency and very clean                                                                                                                                                                                                  .

Lawsonite
very rare gem lawsonite LWS7 .05ct 2.6mm round California $150. Good cut, well polished,  opaque lavender and pinkish grey color, cleavage plane perpendicular to the dome of the stone, very rare collector's gemstone
very rare gem lawsonite LWS8 .07ct 2.8 x 2.4mm cushion California $200. Good cut, well polished,  opaque lavender and pinkish grey color, cleavage plane perpendicular to the dome of the stone, very rare collector's gemstone
rare lawsonite gemstone LWS6 .63ct 6.6 x 4.9mm oval California SOLD Good cut, well polished,  opaque lavender and pinkish grey color, obvious cleavage plane perpendicular to the dome of the stone, very rare collector's gemstone
rare lawsonite gemstone LWS4 2.23cts 9.4 x 7.3mm oval California SOLD Well cut and  polished, opaque purplish blue and pinkish grey colors, slight chlorite crystal inclusions, larger example of a very rare collector's gemstone

Lazulite
LAZ001 1.53cts 7.8mm round Pakistan $300. Well cut and polished, very dark emerald green color, minor inclusion.  Rare large gem from this one time find a decade ago.

 



Manganoneptunite
very rare faceted manganoneptunite MNR1 .10ct 3.4 x 2.1mm rectangle Russia $150. Good cut and polish on this very rare gem.  Very few faceted examples exist.  Extremely dark reddish brown, weakly transparent with minor inclusions.
             
             
             

 

Rainbow Moonstone
RM01 1.83cts 8mm round Madagascar $210. Well cut and polished with a nice color play.


 


 

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