Polar Pinolite

An exciting discovery

In the summer of 2018, in the rugged Canadian Mountains, a group of gold miners made an exciting discovery of a rare precious stone called Pinolite. Previously only thought to originate from one place in the world: Austria, Pinolite within Canada is a monumental discovery.

Pinolite is a semi precious gem-stone consisting of magnesite, dolomite, and graphite. When brought together, these minerals form a stunning grey and white pattern like nothing else in this world. Also called Pinolith, this stone gets its name from the pine cone like patterns formed by the slow cooling of the three minerals