but you can call it Titanite as well because it gets parts of its color from the titane (Ti)
Sub-adamantine luster, Usually yellow, brown or green it’s a beautifull stone with a usual trichroism of yellow-greenich, reddy nearly incolor when playing with stone.
You can generally observ a High dispersion, a strong fire and facets dubbling effect.
Treatment: Brown/dark stone + Heat for orange and red colors
Do you know Larimar?
It’s other little name is “the Blue Pectolite of the Caribbean”
Only officialy discovered in the late 70s in Republica Dominicana, south-ouest from Santo Domingo where there are only a few deposits, in fact in an old Volcano pit. It comes in aggregates.
Color goes from light-blue, green-blue to deep-blue the finest one, in my sense.
Be carefull when handling, hardness of 5
Some other characteristics:
Opaque. Silky Luster. Orange-Yellow Fluo on SW-UV. Triclinic. B+. 1.59 - 1.63
Beautifull Rough Ruby
you can easily observ the classical facies of the trigonal (rhombedric) symetry in this specimen.
Tabular, short prismik facets, piramidal marks on the pinacoid..I love it!!!