Gaspéite Pendant | Sterling Silver - $115 (Portland)

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condition: like new
This is a beautiful oval Gaspeite pendant, stamped 925 on the bail. It would make a wonderful gift for someone you care about, or to keep for yourself. The gift box pictured is included.

Approximate Pendant Dimensions:
Height: 5/8”
Width: 1/2”

There are minor scratches on the back of the pendant, and you may wish to have it cleaned or polished, but I will leave that to you.

Thank you for looking.

About Gaspeite - History and Introduction

Gaspéite, a very rare nickel carbonate mineral, with the formula CO₃, was named after the Gaspé Peninsula of Quebec, Canada; the location of where it was first described and discovered in 1977. The discovery of Gaspeite is credited to renowned American mineralogists, D.W. Kohls and J.L. Rodda.

Gaspeite is an extremely rare nickel carbonate mineral, which belongs to the calcite group of minerals. Initially, it was discarded as a worthless byproduct of nickel sulfide mining. Most gem-quality specimens available today are sourced from Western Australia or New Mexico, USA. Gaspeite is typically pale green to bright apple-green in color, often accompanied by brownish veins of rock that run through the material at various depths. Gaspeite has recently become very popular among gem and mineral collectors, mostly credited to its rarity and its slight similarity in appearance to rare green turquoise.

Gaspeite - Metaphysical and Crystal Healing Properties

Gaspeite has long been used by Australian Aboriginals to help them to experience visions. This yellow-green stone is believed to possess very strong healing attributes. It is also thought to benefit those struggling with weight loss. It is a highly spiritual stone which can aid in contacting or communicating with other worlds. Gaspeite has a very grounded energy and is believed to provide strong vibrations that can benefit the heart and solar plexus chakras.

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