Decorative Unakite Freeform
1 in stock
Decorative Unakite Freeform This piece measures approximately 2″ x 3″ x 4″
1 in stock
Unakite is a beautiful and fascinating rock with a unique history. It was first discovered in the United States, specifically in the Unakas mountains located in western North Carolina and eastern Tennessee. Its name is derived from the location where it was first found. The rock's unique composition and appearance make it quite distinct and easily recognizable.
Unakite can also be found on the beaches of Lake Superior, where it was brought by glaciers, as well as in rivers in Virginia where it was washed down from the mountains. Its beautiful blend of pink feldspar, green epidote, and white quartz makes it a highly sought-after material for decorative purposes.
Interestingly, Unakite was used to decorate the front steps of the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. Its durability, unique composition, and striking appearance make it a popular choice for decorative purposes. Whether you're a geologist, a collector, or someone who simply appreciates natural beauty, Unakite is definitely worth exploring.
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