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    AQUAMARINE
    Drot, Haramosh Mts., Skardu District, Baltistan, Gilgit-Baltistan (Northern Areas), Pakistan

    Gemmy is the best way to describe this water-clear Aquamarine - and in fact the note on the original label says "SAVE ME FROM THE CUTTERS!!" That would have been the fate for this 224 ct. Aquamarine crystal had it not been bought as a specimen. Bright, lustrous faces reveal the absolutely cool blue interiors of the two parallel crystals. Some of the minor faces are etched, which adds contrast to the specimen. There are some "wilbers" but they don't take away from the wonderful form and gemminess.
    Overall measurements: 1.25 x 1.25 x 1.25 inches (3.2 x 3.2 x 3.2 cm). Offered at no reserve.

    Provenance: Mountain Minerals [Hoppel Catalog # D0079]

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


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2013
    2nd Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
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