Sodalite Orb

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Sodalite Orb
Sodalite Orb

Lovely blue and white sphere

Ornamental gemstone form of Quartz
Similar to Lazerite and Lapis but rarely contains Pyrite

Source Madagascar

Sodalite was originally discovered in Greenland in the early 1800's

Became commercially important from 1890
when large deposits were discovered in Ontario, Canada

Generally used for carvings and jewellery inlay

Size (approx)
Circumference 30cm
Diameter 10cm

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