This magnesite has been stabilized and dyed a lively turquoise blue color. This serves to improve its hardness and durability, as well as help prevent the absorption of body oils and deterioration from chemicals. May contain white matrix and dark inclusions.
Beads>Grade B>MagnesiteBeadsGrade BMagnesiteBluesRound Tube7mmDyedhttp://www.firemountaingems.com/itemdetails/h207645gsH207645GSBead, magnesite (dyed / stabilized), blue, 7x7mm drum, B grade, Mohs hardness 3-1/2 to 4. Sold per 16-inch strand.//image1.fmgstatic.com/images/p7645gsb(2).jpg12.9812.98As Low As $6.73 per strand