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    RARE GEMSTONE: NATURAL PINK TANZANITE - 3.21 CT.
    Tanzania

    First discovered in 1967, Tanzanite soon became a favorite amongst gem collectors because of its vibrant color. Unbeknownst to most, Tanzanite doesn't have to be some variant of blue or purple; it can also appear in other colors such as this rare pink form. This stone exhibits trichroism. Under a dichroscope, one can see pink, green and orange coloration. The variations in color are a clear indication that this is a natural, unheated gemstone. This 3.21 carat, pear style stone has a Portuguese cut with a unique deep pavilion. This bright stone is pastel pink throughout and is a slightly deeper pink near the point. This unusual gemstone is in good condition.
    Measurements: 10.7 x 8.0 mm
    Offered at no reserve.


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2014
    28th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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