iolite ( काकानीली )
Iolite Gemstone ( काकानीली )
- Iolite is Violetish Blue Gemstone, called Neeli in Hindi.
- Iolite is used as substitute of Blue Sapphire.
- Iolite has strong Pleochroism, means it shows three distinct Colors in different directions.
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The Name Iolite comes from the Greek word ‘ios’ means Violet. Iolite is Violetish Blue in color. Iolite is called ‘Kakaneeli’ in Hindi, also called ‘Neeli’ at times. Iolite shows strong Pleochroism; Iolite shows three distinct colors (Violet – Yellow – Colorless) in different directions (Trichroic). Iolite has hardness of 7 – 7.5 on Moh’s scale. Refractive index (RI) ranges from 1.542 – 1.551 & Specific Gravity (SG) is 2.61. Iolite stones usually have good transparency. Iolite can be good substitute for Blue Sapphire & Tanzanite at much lesser price. Shubh Gems deals in high quality Stones. Buy Iolite stone online or visit Shubh Gems exclusive store in New Delhi in India at Shubh Gems, New Delhi or order Iolite stone online from anywhere. Shubh Gems, India delivers Certified Natural Iolite stone without any delivery charges.