3.06 ct. Thorite
A faceted rarity indeed. Thorite,
along with Ekanite and Monazite, is one of the few gem species with the
distinction of being mildly radioactive. So, clearly NOT a jewelry stone!
This very deep green transparent material comes sporadically out of the Mogok
area in Burma - they are faceted as curiosities and are almost never available.
A fine larger example with an actually very pleasant color - with GIT mini cert