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Kunzite

Collectors love kunzite for its color range, from delicate pastel pink to intense violetish purple.

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Beautiful Pink

Kunzite’s attractive color comes from trace amounts of manganese.

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Pleochroic

Kunzite displays different colors when viewed in different directions.

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Cut Challenges

Kunzite can be difficult to cut because of its cleavage.

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Cleavage

Kunzite cleaves in two directions, which can make cutting difficult.

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Light-sensitive

Kunzite can fade with prolonged exposure to strong light.

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Irregular

Kunzite crystals typically have irregular terminations.

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