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    Gemstone: Red Emerald (Beryl) - 1.28 Cts.
    Ruby Violet claims (Violet mine; Red Emerald mine; Harris mine)
    Wah Wah Mts, Beaver Co.
    Utah, USA

    This exceptionally rare stone is a stunning cushion shaped "Red Emerald" from the Wah Wah Mountains in Utah which happens to the be the only known locality for this uniquely American material. A red pink hue describes the small wonder that exhibits several natural inclusions. Even though it only measures a diminutive 1.28 carats in weight, it is actually on the larger end of the spectrum as most examples weigh well under one carat. Moreover, the step facets and flat cut of this stone give it the appearance of being more along the lines of 2.5 carats. As with all "Red Emeralds" (Red Beryls), this one has been sealed with a crystal polymer. An exceptional collector's specimen, this is a great example of a species rather hard to acquire. This offering from the estate of mine owner Rex Harris came out of the collection of Ray Zajicek.
    Overall Measurements: 7.3 x 7.1 x 3.3 mm, 1.28 cts.

    Provenance: Ex. Ray Zajicek Collection, Ex. Rex Harris Estate


    Estimate: $30,000 - $50,000.

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    November, 2017
    4th Saturday
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