Unakite is a type of granitic rock that features mottled patterns of green epidote, white to gray quartz, and pink feldspar, occasionally with black veining. This compact, hard gem is most often seen as cabochon gems, carvings and beads or sold as tumbled rough.
- Optical Properties
- Characteristic Physical Properties
- Chemistry & Crystallography
1.729-1.768 Tolerance: (1.52-1.54 in the peach feldspar areas)
Unakite has a mottled green and pink appearance with black, white or gray veining.
Rock composed of green epidote, pink feldspar and white to gray areas of quartz
Countries of Origin
Unknown; China; United States of America; Brazil; South Africa; Australia; Indonesia
Normal care for untreated Unakite. Avoid hot water, household chemicals, and ultrasonic cleaners for impregnated stones.