Gorgeous Deep Green 5.15 Carat Helenite Ring Set In Sterling Silver. Perfect Gift For a May Birthstone Ring! We Have Matching Earrings And Pendant On A Chain.
This gem is created from the chemical composition of rock from the Mt. St. Helen's 1980 eruption. Superb color, cut, clarity and luster. These Mt.St.Helen's stones were made from fused Volcanic Rock Dust gathered after the 1980 eruption of Mt. St. Helen. Experts have indicated that the material ejected came from 10 - 20 miles below the earth's surface. It only lacks one mineral element from being the exact composition as a true emerald but the color and brilliance are the same.
It falls into the gem species silicate, and has a hardness of five and a density of 2.4. High-pressure fusion gives Helenite its brilliant sparkle.
The composition of rock from Mt. St. Helen's is composed of: silicone 60.50%, aluminum 16.60%, iron 6.02%, calcium 5.36%, sodium 4.18%, manganese 2.59%, potassium 1.20%, titanium .90%, phosphorus .35%, magnesium .12%, strontium .06%, Beryllium .04%, copper .03%, lead .03%, zirconium .02%, chromium .02%, and zinc .02%; the remaining 0.16 percent is sulfur, chlorine, and water.
Each ring is custom hand made so allow 2 weeks to process. Can be ordered in solid yellow or white gold email us for price quote.