Can anyone identify this stone/mineral?
It's hard to see in the photo, but it is a dark blue. It is not transparent or translucent at all. The ring on it is a wire wrapped around it. I forgot the name literally right after I bought it and left.
It could be a lot of things. For instance, if it's been artificially dyed or heat-treated, that would make it harder to guess. You'll get a better answer taking it to someone in person who can test the hardness and measure other characteristics.
It has the look of Indicolite. If it is a hexagonal crystal (six sided) it is probably a blue form of tourmaline known in the trade as indicolite. The only way to really tell is to test it. You would need to have a gemologist identify it.
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