Serendibite – $18,000 per carat

 

Serendibite (Credit: Sociofab.com)

Serendibite (Credit: Sociofab.com)

Serendibite ((Ca,Na)2(Mg,Fe2+)3(Al,Fe3+)3[O2|(Si,Al,B)6O18]) is an extremely rare gemstone and mineral discovered originally in Sri Lanka in 1902. This inosilicate has a complex chemical formula with many side branches of calcium, boron, aluminum, magnesium, etc. Serendibite was recently discovered in the Mogok area of Myanmar.

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