Great gemstone as described, arrived quickly and well packaged. Thank you
|Dimensions (mm)||8.53 x 7.08 x 4.94mm|
|Weight (carats)||2.4 carats|
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With greater dispersion than diamond, sphalerite is an intriguing, yet challenging, gem. Known primarily to collectors due to its lack of hardness, sphalerite can try the patience of even the most highly skilled lapidaries who dare to fashion it into a finished gem. Not only is it extremely soft, it also has perfect cleavage, in six directions, making it extremely difficult to cut and polish! Add in the fact that it’s a brittle gem, and you have an idea of the challenge that awaits its potential cutter. When that talented lapidary is, however, able to complete his task with a fashioned gem, the results are more than worth the lapidary’s efforts!
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|Starts||29th Oct 2019 4:45pm PDT|
|Ends||6th Nov 2019 3:46pm PST|
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