Haüyne also called Haüynite is one of the members of the sodalite group. It was named after René Just Haüy a French scientist and crystallographer. Colors range from blue to green but may also be white, yellow, pink, or red. Stones are seldom larger than 1 carat. Faceted material of intense medium to dark blue is highly prized by gemstone collectors.
- Optical Properties
- Characteristic Physical Properties
- Chemistry & Crystallography
LWUV: Inert to weak reddish orange or purplish pink
Countries of Origin
Canada; Myanmar; Afghanistan; United States of America (the); Unknown; Russian Federation (the); Ukraine; Italy; Chile; Germany
Normal, gentle handling