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    Gemstone: Cuprite - 50.58 Cts.
    Ogonja Mine (Onganja Mine; Emke Mine; Emka; Otjisongati)
    Ogonja (Onganja), Seeis, Windhoek District, Khomas Region

    This faceted Cuprite is from a top locality in Namibia for the type. The incredible stone has an intense blood red hue and a mesmerizing metallic luster. This unique luster is caused by the Copper metal oxidizing that produces this visual effect. This large gem, in excess of 50 carats, has a fancy oval shape with step cut facets. There are a few scratches on the crown and pavilion, but this is common, given the softness of this material. The stone is eye-clean and will round out any gem collection. This is a quality specimen out of the collection of Bernadine Johnson.
    Measurements: 23.35 x 16.08 x 9.28 mm, 50.58 cts.

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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2018
    15th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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