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    RARE GEMSTONE: HIDDENITE
    Brazil
    Originally, the term "Hiddenite" referred strictly to the green variety of Spodumene from Hiddenite, North Carolina. Over time all green Spodumene gems have come to be called Hiddenite. In the case of the oval brilliant cut stone seen here, the origin was the Minas Gerais area of Brazil. The stone displays a pale green body color that accentuates the high levels of both transparency and scintillation. There is a tiny inclusion above the culet, otherwise this rather large stone is quite clean. It measures 25.0 x 19.0 mm and weighs a considerable 41.55 cts.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2010
    6th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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