Rare Muzo Esmeralda Colombia 2.91ct
Exploited for many years before the discovery of America by the Muzos Indians, they are located in the western emerald belt in the department of Boyacá between the towns of Quipama and Muzo. The exploitation areas are generally between 800 and 1000 meters above sea level. It is estimated that the deposits of the Muzo and Quipama deposits have a formation period of 32 ± 3 million years. The exploitation of emeralds has been done for several years in tunnels, from these tunnels located in the Muzo deposit, the best quality emeralds in the world have been found called "oil drop", their color is intense green and has a great purity with presence of some calcite precipitates that provide the characteristic appearance of this type of emerald. There are other inclusions that are characteristic and distinctive of the Muzo mines, such as the crystals of parisite that have a dark honey color. Colombian emeralds from almost any deposit present toothed triphasic inclusions, liquid-gas-solid, the latter being a sodium chloride crystal, very commonly cubic in shape.