Beads > Gemstone Beads > Magnesite > Nuggets > 20-60mm


Magnesite or Magnesium Carbonate can range from transparent to opaque and is a highly porous, low luster stone which makes it a great candidate for enhancement and dying. It can be difficult to distinguish magnesite from both dolomite and serpentine, both are also very suitable stones for enhancement and often marketed as faux jade . Magnesite can be dyed into a broad spectrum of bold colors, and is often enhanced to resemble turquoise, it is sometimes known as lime turquoise, white turquoise, or marshmallow turquoise. Native American cultures have crafted magnesite into beads for both jewelry and currency for hundreds of years.

Item Details:

Magnesite White Slices Singles 20-60mm
Picture of 99ST615-W7, Magnesite White Slices Singles 20-60mm

1 PC $1.79 ($1.79 per PC)

2 PC $3.00 ($1.50 per PC)

10 PC $10.00 ($1.00 per PC)

30 PC $22.50 ($0.75 per PC)


Shape: Nuggets
Size: 20-60mm
Color: White Magnesite
Material: Stabilized Magnesite
Made in: China
Description: The sky's the limit for design possibilities using these fabulous natural-color, stabilized Magnesite beads! Magnesite or Magnesium Carbonate is a highly porous, low luster stone which is often dyed, and nearly always stabilized. Magnesite can be dyed into a broad spectrum of bold colors, most commonly Turquoise. Magnesite is sometimes called misnomers such as lime Turquoise, White Turquoise, or Marshmallow Turquoise, due the dark brown or black matrix commonly seen within the stone.
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