|Dimensions (mm)||20 x 14 x 10mm|
|Weight (carats)||21.2 carats|
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||18th Nov 2018 8:03pm PST|
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