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.






















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