Lapidary Gemstones and Crystals – Create With Rare Beauty
Chinese Writing Stone
Found in the Auburn, California region of the foothills of the Sierra Nevadas, Chinese Writing Stone (also known as Porphory or Chinese Letter Stone) is a limestone matrix with andalusite crystals that appear as a delightful pattern resembling Chinese characters. It appears in colors ranging from a very dark gray or almost black to creamy white, both with a slight greenish cast.
If you like this material, you may also like pinolith or Teepee Canyon Agate.