|Dimensions (mm)||24 x 18 x 13mm|
|Weight (carats)||19.7 carats|
CHERRY BLOSSOM FLOWER SPECIMEN
IN HOST ROCK.
This is a rare mineral found only in kameoka Japan which is near Kyoto. Collecting this mineral is now banned with the site closed to collectors.
Golden to pink or silvery flowers
They were formed 100 million years ago by intense heat. They are found in a fine grained rock called homfels.
It is a Cordierite crystal replaced by Mica .It is recovered from weathered Holnfels.
The cross section looks like Cherry Blossom flower and this is why it is called Cherry blossom stone.
Picture taken with the stone dry.
Great for any collection.
Interesting little specimen. It's so well tumbled and polished that it feels like plastic. Nonetheless, nice composite and worth the risk paid.
Nice piece, but much nicer in the pictures. It does not show as well in person, and it is not rich fluorescent blue as the images suggest. The photos look enhanced comparatively.
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|Starts||1st Sep 2020 10:05pm PDT|
|Ends||3rd Sep 2020 5:46pm PDT|
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