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One kg Rare UV reactive Heckmanite || Rare Gemstones

One kg Rare UV reactive Heckmanite || Rare Gemstones

Regular price $950.00 USD
Regular price $1,250.00 USD Sale price $950.00 USD
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Beautiful Natural Florescent Heckmanite

Stone: loose raw gemstones 

Total Weight: 1 mm to 10 grams 

Total Quantity: 1000 grams  

Shape: Natural


Treatment: No

Hackmanite is a fascinating mineral that belongs to the Sodalite family. It is highly valued by collectors and enthusiasts due to its unique properties, such as tenebrescence and fluorescence. When exposed to sunlight, the color of Hackmanite changes from its original hue to a shade of pink, violet, or purple. This phenomenon occurs due to the presence of sulfur atoms within the mineral, which undergo a reversible chemical reaction when exposed to UV light.

One of the most striking features of Hackmanite is its fluorescence. When viewed under a black light, it emits a vibrant blue or violet glow, making it an ideal choice for use in jewelry and decorative items. This property has made it a popular gemstone, with Hackmanite being used in various forms of jewelry, including earrings, pendants, and bracelets.

Hackmanite can be found in a range of colors, including grey, green, yellow, violet, pink, and blue. However, its most common color is a dusty white hue. Its crystal formations are also remarkable, with cubic and octahedral shapes that add to its overall visual appeal. Its luster is vitreous, meaning it has a glass-like quality.

In terms of its origin, Hackmanite was first discovered in Greenland by L.H. Borgstroem in 1901. It was named after Victor Axel Hackman, a Finnish geologist who made significant contributions to the field. Hackmanite can be found in various locations around the world, including Afghanistan, Myanmar, Canada, Norway, and Russia.



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