Seraphinite tumblestones exhibiting the feathery crystal habit and green colouration as expected, the gemstones have been tumbled and polished, making them smooth to touch and enhancing their vibrant colour, actually a chlorite mineral, the pieces range in size between 2 to 4 cm.
Seraphinite tumblestones are a very popular yet rare gemstone. The mineral seraphinite is actually a member of the chlorite group of minerals and is officially called 'clinochlore', with seraphinite simply being a trading name. The mineral has a strange crystal habit which makes the crystals appears almost feather like, and has resulted in its popular trade name, so called after the mention of biblical seraphs or seraphim angel in the bible, and is also sometimes known as 'angel stone'. It is mined in very limited quantities and comes from Eastern Siberia, Russia and is overall a green colour with occurrences of white. The pieces have been tumbled and polished giving them an excellent smooth touch and enhancing their vibrant crystal features and colouration. Available as a single gemstone or in set amounts and vary in size between 2 to 4 cm.