Origins: France,  Norway,Madagascar, Nevada, Sri Lanka.
Color: Violet-blue; Mohs Scale Hardness: 7 - 8.5
Luster: Vitreous, Silky

Material History

Dumortierite was first described in 1881 for an occurrence in Chaponost, in the Rhône-Alps of France and named for the French paleontologist Eugène Dumortier (1803–1873). It is used in the manufacture of high grade porcelain.

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