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    Gemstone: Tanzanite - 72.19 Cts.
    Merelani Hills, Umba Valley
    Lelatema Mountains, Arusha Region

    This massive Tanzanite has a significant weight of just over 72 carats. Finding stones of this size and caliber are becoming more difficult. It displays the quintessential pleochroism habit so associated with this variety. The gem possesses the richly saturated sought after blue-violet coloration. This superb stone features a rectangular cushion cut with modified brilliant faceting. Overall, this striking stone is in great condition and eye-clean, despite one nick on the pavilion. Recently considered a December birthstone, this amazing gemstone is a most worthy present for any occasion. It is also accompanied by an EGL USA report.
    Measurements: 25.37 x 21.78 x 14.77 mm, 72.19 cts.

    Accompanied by EGL USA US 68187701C Report

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

    Condition Report*: Condition report available upon request.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    28th Saturday
    Post-Auction Buys Period Ends
    13 Days 18h 35m
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