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    Fine Gemstone: Chrome Sphene - 9.70 Ct.
    Maevatanana District, Betsiboka Region, Mahajanga Province, Madagascar

    With dispersion greater than Diamond, along with verdant green color and eye clean clarity, this round cut Chrome Sphene, otherwise known as Titanite, was faceted by famed lapidary Elvis "Buzz" Gray of Missoula, Montana. It has all the bells and whistles a rare gemstone should have. This beautiful stone would make a fine addition to any collection and could even be used in a jewelry statement. The rough was found in 2005.
    Measurements: 12.30 x 12.26 x 9.18 mm, 9.70 cts.
    Offered at no reserve.

    Provenance:
    Rainbow of Africa Collection


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2015
    15th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
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