Sunstones

Colors: White, Yellow, Apricot, Orange.

Hardness: 6

Sunstone is the gem trade name for Oligoclase, a member of the Plagioclase Feldspar group. This is a gem which is quickly gaining popularity on account of its beautiful spectrum of sunshine colors. It is being mined in Finland and the United States and may be fashioned into Cabochons or faceted gems.Oligoclase is a Greek compound of the words for Little and Fracture.




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