Popularly known as "white turquoise," magnesite has a creamy-white color with detailed dark to light brown veining, creating a porcelain-like appearance. Magnesite is stabilized to provide strength and to create a nice, even polish. Amount of matrix will vary.
Beads>Grade B>MagnesiteBeadsGrade BMagnesiteWhitesBall8mmStabilizedhttp://www.firemountaingems.com/itemdetails/h209983gsH209983GSBead, magnesite (stabilized), white, 8mm round, B grade, Mohs hardness 3-1/2 to 4. Sold per 16-inch strand.//image1.fmgstatic.com/images/p9983gsb.jpg6.456.45As Low As $2.98 per strand