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Chiastolite (Cross Stone) • China • 22.9 grams ~ 30x28x10mm

Chiastolite, also known as The Cross Stone, is a brown variety of Andalusite that contains a black inclusions of Graphite that resemble a cross. As it was being metamorphosized the Graphite was pushed aside by crystal growth. It was first described by José Torrubia, a Franciscan priest and paleontologist, in 1754.


The name Chiastolite derives from the Greek chiastos meaning "cross marked".



* Sizes, shapes and colors my vary due to being a natural stone, being hand-carved and/or difference in computer monitors.

Chiastolite Cross Stone • 22.9 grams

SKU: 82100CS-22-9
$32.00 Regular Price
$16.00Sale Price