Natural Zircon

Zircon (Jarkan/जरकन) is a beautiful gemstone that has been valued for centuries. It’s an entirely distinct, natural species of the Nesosilicates mineral family that is found in different colour variations such as white (colourless) blue, red, yellow, orange, green, etc. Colourless Zircon is considered the original diamond simulant. It is regarded as December month birthstone. The colourless variety when properly cut, can make convincing diamond substitutes and even outshine ordinary diamonds.

Natural Zircon Stone Product Specifications :-

Natural Zircon commonly known as Zarkan is basically a zircon mineral species gemstone which comes in different colours such as Colourless, blue, orange, red, yellow, golden brown, green and shades of green.

Natural Zircon Product Properties :-

Chemical composition :- Zr SiO4(Silicate of zirconium)

Crystal System :- Tetragonal

Crystal Habit :- Prismatic

Hardness :- 7 – 7.5. Low type : 6. High type : 7 – 7.5

Specific Gravity :- Low type  : 3.90 – 4.10

                               High type : 4.67 – 4.70

Refractive Index :- Low type  : 1.790 – 1.810

                                High type : 1.925 – 1.984

Inclusions :- Needle like inclusions, crystals, zoning.

Origin :– India, Sri Lanka, Burma, France, Norway, Australia, Thailand.

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