The red-brown CIRCONS are also called HYAZINTH.
ZIRCON is a very hard mineral, the crystal form is short columnar.
This small specimen comes from Madagascar and shows under UV – light up to 3 colors.
In the CIRCONS, as in the GRANATE GROUP, all colours can appear .
Be careful when buying green ZIRCONES – so called HIGH ZIRCONES have a content of radioactive elements – like URANIUM or THORIUM .
These HYAZINTHE are NOT radioactive !
Weight: 210 g Dimensions: 8 x 6 x 4 cm ZIRKON x 3 cm long