These are small polished slices of Chiastolite, typically around 30MM wide.
£3.95 – £9.95
These are small polished pieces of Chiastolite, available in a few different sizes.
Chiastolite is a variety of Andalusite, which is prized for an unusual formation - a cross shape, usually running through the centre of the stone. The cross shape is comprised of Graphite. Obviously, wherever possible, these pieces are cut to where the cross lies naturally.
Our current stock includes:
- #1 - 45x39x14MM - a nice distinct slice from Hunan province, China. This piece has been sealed with lacquer.
- #2 - 33.5x21x11MM - an indistinct slice from Hunan, which has not been sealed.
- #3 - 51x38x17MM - an extremely thin 'cross' in this piece. This piece has been sealed with lacquer.