Colour slightly lighter than the photos showed. Overall a lovely stone.
|Dimensions (mm)||11 x 8 x 5mm|
|Weight (carats)||10.25 carats|
Dimensions of large piece : 11*8*5 mm
Dimensions of small size : 9*7*5 mm
Grandidierite is an extremely rare mineral and gem that was first discovered in 1902 in southern Madagascar. The mineral was named in honor of French explorer Alfred Grandidier (1836–1912) who studied the natural history of Madagascar.
Taaffeite is a mineral, named after its discoverer Richard Taaffe (1898–1967) who found the first sample, a cut and polished gem, in October 1945 in a jeweler’s shop in Dublin, Ireland. As such, it is the only gemstone to have been initially identified from a faceted stone
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