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    RARE GEMSTONE INCLUSION - QUARTZ CRYSTAL IN QUARTZ
    Brazil
    On rare occasions, an oddity of nature can be found and fashioned into a gemstone. Such is the example here - this water-clear quartz cabochon clearly shows its inclusion: a well formed quartz crystal. The original quartz crystal was encapsulated by a subsequent quartz deposition, but retained its original crystal form. Because the secondary quartz is water-clear, the primary quartz is plainly visible. This very large high-domed cabochon is well cut and the inclusion has been well centered. Overall dimensions of this unusual gemstone are 2 1/8 x 1 5/8 inches x 1 ¾ inches high.


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    January, 2008
    20th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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