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    Gemstone: Spessartine Garnet - 3.12 Cts.
    Little Three Mine (Little 3 mine), Ramona
    Ramona Mining District, San Diego County
    California, USA

    This little dazzler lights up with incredible scintillation and luster. Spessartine Garnets are known for their vibrant hues as in this example with a well-saturated orangey-brown body color. This trillion shaped stone is the work of a top-notch cutter, which is evident given the nice proportions. Additionally, the material is out of one of the top localities for this orange variety - the Little Three Mine in California. There are visible rutile inclusions, which is very common for the variety. Other than a few mild abrasions to the facet junctions, this stone is in great condition.
    Measurements: 8.41 x 4.62 x 6.27 mm, 3.12 cts.

    Provenance: The Jena Blue Collection


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2020
    5th Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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