|Colour :||Greenish Yellow “mint green”|
|Dimension:||7.40 x 7.20 x 4.60 mm|
|Clarity:||VVS (high grade)|
|Quality Grade:||Gem Quality (commercial grade)|
|Mining:||Ratnapura Tunnel Mining|
|Origin:||Ratnapura, Sri Lanka 🇱🇰|
|Treatment :||Natural/ Unheated|
|Certificate:||CSL – Colored Stone Laboratory Certified ( Gemological Institute of America “GIA” Alumina Association Member )|
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Natural Mint Green Zircon with amazing luster – Danu Group Gemstones Collection!
Zircon is one of the popular and durable gem variety with wide range of colours. Green is also one of the amazing colour category in the Zircon family and also its rare colour among Zircon colours. Mint green color range is bit unique and one of the best choice among jewelry lovers. Zircon can be found in different ranges of brown colour such as reddish-brown, orangy brown, Yellowish brown, pinkish brown, greenish-brown, golden brown, coffee brown, dark brown. Although not frequently talked about in the jewellery industry in recent decades, it has now become one of the most popular gemstones used for jewellery.
As the oldest gemstone on earth, it has very unique characteristics among other gem variety. It has amazing lustre when stone doesn’t have an oily body. The name “Matara Diamond” is also used for the white zircon found in the Matara area of Sri Lanka due to its amazing lustre. Sri Lanka is one of the best natural zircon supplier to the world colour gem industry.
This mint green colour octagon shape modified cut brilliance zircon is found from direct mining in the city of gem Ratnapura Sri Lanka. Danu group is humbly pleased to be able to provide such precious gems to the customer directly from the source. Explore more with Danu Group Gemstones Collections!
Zircon is nesosilicates group mineral. Its corresponding chemical formula is ZrSiO4. The name derives from the Persian zargun, meaning “gold-hued”. Zircon is a popular gemstone that has been used for nearly 2000 years.
The crystal structure of zircon is a tetragonal crystal system with 7.5 hardness according to the Mohs Hardness scale. Zircon is also very resistant to heat and corrosion and known as Insoluble gemstone.
This Uniaxial (+) mineral Specific gravity is 4.6–4.7. It’s heavy more than such as Sapphire, chrysoberyl, Garnet, spinel. Gem Businessmen use these physical properties to identify zircons from other gemstones.
Zircon has weak pleochroism and has colours such as Colorless, Very Strong Blue To Green-Blue, Yellow, Blue-Green, Yellowish Green, Yellow-Green, Brown, Orangy Yellow To Reddish Orange, Dark Brownish Red, Sometimes Purple, Gray To Bluish Gray, Brownish Gray. Colourless specimens that show gem quality are a popular substitute for diamond and are also known as “Matara diamond” ( Matara diyamanthi ).
Some quality Type brown zircons can be transformed into colourless and blue zircons by heating to 800 to 1000 °C. also, Also, the selected magenta colours can be yellowed by zircon heat treatment, which in some cases can be as high in colour as a yellow sapphire
There are Some using names for Zircon such as Hyacinth or jacinth: yellow-red, orange, red-brown to brown, Jargoon or jargon: light yellow to colourless stones, Beccarite: green zircon, Melichrysos: straw yellow, Starlite: blue heat treated zircon, Sparklite: colourless zircon.
Zircon is found in Madagascar, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Cambodia, Australia, Burma, Afghanistan, Canada, USA, Thailand, Russia, Mozambique, Norway, Algeria, Angola, Australia, Armenia, Argentina, Austria, Vietnam, South Korea, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Rwanda, Portugal, Peru, Oman, Pakistan, Nigeria, Nepal, Netherland, New Zealand, Namibia, Morocco, Mexico, Malaysia, Japan, Iraq, Irland, Indonesia, Hungary, Guyana, Greece, Germany, Finland, Denmark, Colombia, China.
Zircon is the birthstone of December. It is also known as the stone of wisdom, honour, and wealth in relation to the month of December. The December birthstone is especially associated with blue zircon among other zircon colours.
Healing Properties 👇
Zircon is known as “The stone of virtue” All colours. It clears the auric negativity in the wearer and helps to communicate with the higher realm when in need. Zircon is very well known for its balancing and positive energy effects. It can attract happiness, prosperity and abundance to the wearer.
It will bring the spiritual energy down from the higher transpersonal chakras via the crown chakra, then move it to all of the lower chakras. Also, Zircon colour energies stimulate different chakras. Red Zircon – Base Chakra, Orange Zircon – Root chakra, Yellow Zircon – Navel Chakra, Green Zircon – Heart Chakra, Blue Zircon – Throat Chakra.
In astrology, It is believed to use to protect our body and mind both from the harmful energies. Zircon vibrational energies enhance clear thinking and help to reduce depression. In crystal healings, It is used for bones, muscles, vertigo, the liver, menstrual irregularity