|pretty in pink!
light pink, medium pink, hot pink, deep pink, reddish-pink
|properties:||RI=1.624 (+/-0.005) - 1.644 (+/-0.006) DR
SG=3.06 (-0.05, +0.15)
suitable for use in jewelry
pyroelectric - becomes electrically charged when heated
piezoelectric - becomes electrically charged when squeezed
many modern higher-end hair dryer use tourmalines in them to prevent static!
usually colored by manganese, but also by color centers within the crystal structure
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|cuts:||calibrated up to 8mm
all standard cuts
and free sizes
|rough:||generally available in clean material to cut sizes 6mm and under; bigger pieces occasionally available - please Contact Us for current stock|
|mining:||found in brazil, nigeria, mozambique, zambia, afghanistan, usa, and other localities worldwide|