13.8CTS QUARTZ PETROLEUM TBG-2579

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Dimensions (mm) 20 x 13 x 9mm
Weight (carats) 13.8 carats
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QUARTZ WITH PETROLEUM

BEAUTIFUL NATURAL STONE

TREATMENT - NONE  Inside this highly transparent gem are a series of negative cavities containing liquid petroleum (greenish-blue in LW UV light)has   black bitumen and a bubble of Methane gas in each. Crystals with these 3-phase inclusions are rare. Rarer still are specimens with cavities large enough to allow the gas bubbles to move through them. In addition to these, there are a number of unusual black cord-like inclusions, possibly bitumen, which appear to coil around the cavities. With its multiple fluorescent inclusions and the remarkable movement of its methane bubbles can be found in many pcs

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Starts 21st May 2018 8:39pm PDT

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