Gemstone: Danburite - 10.39 Cts. San Luis Po...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionGemstone: Danburite - 10.39 Cts.
San Luis Potosí, Mexico
Danburite is rarely cut into gemstones making this example special. This 10+ carat gem features a radiant cut highlighting the slight rose hue within the stone. Light pink stones are even harder to find. This large and rare example has exceptional clarity and vitreous luster. Due to the innate hardness of the material this gem is ideal for jewelry applications. There are a few visible inclusions and one rutile needle inclusion entering the girdle, but otherwise this stone is in excellent condition.
Measurements: 15.22 x 11.86 x 8.85 mm, 10.39 cts.
Provenance: The Jena Blue Collection
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500.
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