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    Rare Gemstone: Thaumasite - 2.15 Ct.
    N'Chwaning I Mine, Kuruman
    Kalahari Manganese Field
    Northern Cape Province
    South Africa

    Occurring as radiating compact fibrous crystal clusters, it is quite rare to see faceted Thaumasite such as this rectangular example and is sure to add excitement to any rare gemstone collection. Since it is such a soft stone, it is exceedingly difficult to cut and it took a master lapidary to fashion this gem.
    Measurements: 13.60 x 5.80 x 5.30 mm, 2.15 cts.
    Offered at no reserve.

    Provenance: Rainbow of Africa Collection

    [Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2016
    2nd Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 0
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