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Helenite


A novelty colored stone made from the ash of the 1980 Mount St. Helens eruption

Helenite

Helenite:Three specimens of faceted helenite in blue, red, and green. These colored stones are faceted ovals about 8 x 6 millimeters in size. They were purchased in 2014 for less than $10 per stone.

What is Helenite?

“Helenite” is a trade name used for a man-made glass that is produced usingvolcanic ashfrom the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens. It is sold as facet rough,faceted stones, tumbled stones, and mounted in finished jewelry. The material has been produced in a variety of green, red, and blue hues, which are produced or enhanced by adding coloring agents to the melt. Tourists visiting Mount St. Helens are the primary market for the noveltycolored stonejewelry made with helenite.

Mount St. Helens Ash

Mount St. Helens Ash:A sample of ash from the 1980 Mount St. Helens eruption, collected a short time after it fell. The freshly fallen ash was typically a light gray powder. USGS image.

History of Helenite

The story of helenite begins shortly after the May 18, 1980volcanic eruptionof Mount St. Helens that blanketed portions of the northwestern United States with a thin layer of volcanic ash. The eruption was widely described in the media, and millions of people became curious about thevolcanoand the impact of the eruption.

Immediately after the eruption, people who lived near the volcano began sharing samples of the ash with curious friends and relatives. People who lived outside

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