Gaspeite

Your  new piece of Gaspeite from Beach Essentials is hand crafted by Native Americans and set in Sterling Silver.

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Gaspeite is a relatively rare mineral, found only in a few localities. Its light
green, almost apple green colors quite unique and some varieties are almost a
neon green. It may contain brownish patches which can give it a distinctive
character.

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Gaspeite is found around nickel sulfide deposits and is named for the locality of Gaspe
Peninsula, Quebec, Canada where it was originally found. It is now found in both Canada and Western Australia. Its hardness runs between 4.5 and 5. Gaspeite was first discovered in 1966. The Aborigine’s used gaspeite to bring about good fortune. As a healing stone it is thought to reduce stress and help with heart, gallbladder and lung problems. Metaphysically, it is thought to bring spirituality into everyday life.Care for your Gaspeite by cleaning the silver with a commercial silver polishing cloth. Do not use harsh cleansers.

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