Very lovely rich colour citrine with wonderful carving. Great seller.
|Dimensions (mm)||55.24 x 19.73 x 8.03mm|
|Weight (carats)||67.4 carats|
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the mineral diaspore, mined in the İlbir Mountains of southwest Turkey at an elevation of over 4,000 feet. Depending on its light source, color varies between a yellowish green, light gold, and purplish pink. Its gemological name is diaspore, and it is hydrated aluminum oxide colored by manganese. It was first faceted as a gemstone in the 1980s, but was not commercialy mined until recently.Diaspore has reasonably good gemstone characteristics. It has a hardness of 6.5 to 7 on the Mohs scale, comparable to peridot and tanzanite. It has a refractive index of 1.702 to 1.750, which lies between that of tanzanite and spinel. Diaspore has perfect cleavage in one direction, making it a challenge to cut
I have been looking for a dark green emerald. I finally found it here and now it’s on its way to me! I can’t wait till it gets here!! Thanks Gem Rock Auctions!!
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