Gemstone of the Caribbean
Larimar from the TowerCrystals internet collection
- a.k.a. Blue Pectolite
- Hardness about 7
- Very rare, only known minesite is the Dominican republic.
Larimar a.k.a. Blue Pectolite, is very rare and is only found in the Dominican Republic. This mineral is a mixture of beautiful Caribbean Copper Blue-Green colors. Occasionally Hematite Dendrites, Calcite and Natrolite inclusions occur. This sought after stone is a relatively new discovery. The first Larimar specimens were found in the latter half of the 20th century. If you are interested in more information you can email me using the link below.
LARIMAR ROUGH #16
LARIMAR ROUGH #18
LARIMAR ROUGH #20
LARIMAR ROUGH #22
LARIMAR ROUGH SLABS
We photographed the rough larimar wet to approximate the color when polished.