Muscovite

Muscovite described by Art Smith, Mineralogist-Geologist wrote: I did a microscopic examination of the bead material that you call Muscovite. It is a natural stone, probably a metamorphic rock called quartzite. It is composed of well-fused grains of clear to slightly cloudy quartz with interspearsed flakes of pale tan, slightly iron stained, mica that is probably muscovite. The iron staining seems to be most concentrated on the edge of the muscovite flakes and so emphasizes them when the stone is polished. This is an excellent hard and durable stone that will make good beads, cabochons or other lapidary items.
RARE Muscovite Quartzite Faceted 14mm Puffed Square Beads (pkg of 9 beads) - stonesnsilver turquoise beads and cabochons

RARE Muscovite Quartzite Faceted 14mm Puffed Square Beads (pkg of 9 beads)

Item #: BP2773A

Only 1 Left!

On Sale $13.35 Regular price $14.45

RARE Muscovite Freeform Cubed Nugget Beads, 16 inch Strands

RARE Muscovite Freeform Cubed Nugget Beads, 16 inch Strands

Item #: BSO6166

3 in Stock

On Sale $13.65 Regular price $15.45

Muscovite Faceted 18x25mm Teardrop Beads, (package of 5 loose beads) - stonesnsilver turquoise beads and cabochons

Muscovite Faceted 18x25mm Teardrop Beads, (package of 5 loose beads)

Item #: BP2867A

4 in Stock

On Sale $13.45 Regular price $14.95

RARE Muscovite 15mm Cross Beads, 16 inch Strands

RARE Muscovite 15mm Cross Beads, 16 inch Strands

Item #: BSO6143

4 in Stock

On Sale $14.65 Regular price $16.95

RARE Muscovite 16mm Corner Drilled Square Beads, 8 inch Strands

RARE Muscovite Faceted 16mm Corner Drilled Square Beads, 8 inch Strands

Item #: BSO6131

16 in Stock

On Sale $13.95 Regular price $15.45

Muscovite Faceted 13mm Pear Briolette Beads, (pkg of 11 loose beads)

Muscovite Faceted 13mm Pear Briolette Beads, (pkg of 11 loose beads)

Item #: BP2896R

5 in Stock

On Sale $13.25 Regular price $14.75