Iolite Photos                 
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last edited:  11/10/177    number of photos:  9    
Iolite is also known as "water sapphire".        
Iolite is cordierite, Mg2Al4Si5O18    
cordierite as a mineral

hardness: 7 to 7.5


faceted iolite
iolite, faceted:  A  B  C  D

iolite, cabochons:  A


iolite in jewelry
iolite, earrings:  A 

iolite, ring:  A*

iolite beads:  A  B

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