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    Very Rare Gemstone: Orthoclase Feldspar var. Sanidine - 284.88 Ct.
    Bebono, Mahasoa East Commune
    Betroka District, Anosy Region
    Tuléar Province
    Madagascar

    The first characteristic noticeable about this unique gem is that it weighs in at over 280 carats! It features a cushion shape with high transparency and brilliance due to its expert workmanship and brilliant facets. Fashioned by master cutter Buzz Gray from material found in 1975, this stone displays a soothing champagne hue and a vitreous luster. It is without a doubt a top quality gem and worthy of any collection.
    Measurements: 47.92 x 39.47 x 26.18 mm, 284.88 cts.
    Offered at no reserve.

    Provenance: Rainbow of Africa Collection


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2016
    3rd Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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