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Magick Gems #1– The Moonstone

This gorgeous 6.85 ct. moonstone from Sri Lanka exhibits perfect adularescence.  Moonstones like this are sometimes called Adularia, after their discovery near the Adula Mountains of the Swiss Alps.  Adularescence is also referred to as schiller (shiller), and is caused by alternating layers of albite and orthoclase feldspar interfering with light.  Interestingly, the more closely […]