Story: Gemstones

Goodletite pendant

Goodletite pendant

This pendant of goodletite (ruby rock), is 2 centimetres high, and consists largely of blue sapphire, red ruby and green chromian mica, with a small amount of tourmaline.

Using this item

New Zealand Ruby Rock
Photograph by Paul Jones

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How to cite this page:

Jocelyn Thornton, 'Gemstones - Other gemstones', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 13 June 2024)

Story by Jocelyn Thornton, published 12 Jun 2006