Saussurite is a rock formed from green zoisite in combination with epidote, white feldspar and other minerals

Gemological Information for Saussurite

Color:Green to Yellow or Gray Green
Crystal Structure:Rock
Refractive Index:Spot 1.700 and 1.56
Durability:Fair to Good
Hardness:6.5 to 7
Similar Stones:Jadeite, Hydrogrossular Garnet, Idocrase
Country of Origin:Africa

Saussurite Care

Ultrasonic Cleaning:RIsky
Steam Cleaning:Risky
Warm Soapy Water:Safe
Chemical Attack:Acids May Attach
Light Sensitivity:Stable
Heat Sensitivity:Unknown