Apache Tears (Obsidian) Gemstones

  • Hardness

    5.0 on the Mohs scale.

  • Occurrence

    Found in areas of volcanic activity. Obsidian is natural glass, and is the result of lava that cooled quickly.

  • Appearance

    Usually black, some brown and grey material, and rarely red, blue and green is found.

  • Enhancements

    Obsidian is not enhanced.

    More information on gemstone enhancements.

Apache Tears Varieties
Apache Tears Varieties