Carnelian is a brownish red to orange variety of the mineral Chalcedony (quartz). The color of the stone can vary within the sample from pale yellow and orange to darker orange and reddish brown. Carnelian is a popular gemstone for jewelry and collecting. Carnelian has a moderate to high hardness, no cleavage, white streak and a waxy to resinous luster.
An information card with details on the mineral formation, characteristics, and uses is included. Typical samples sizes are generally 1-2 inches in length or width but can vary based on availability and natural crystal shape.
WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD-Small Parts. Not for children under 3 years.
May have sharp edges.