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DescriptionGemstone: Sunstone - 10.08 Cts.
Dust Devil Mine
Plush, Lake Co.
Sunstone from Oregon is a most visually fascinating material. This sizable cut and faceted stone was skillfully created from a high quality glassy crystal. The result is this gemmy modern cushion cut gem with brilliant facets. The viewer is struck initially by the alluring peachy-red color and dichroic nature of this stone. In addition, Copper platelet inclusions add another element giving the stone additional red flashes due to the presence of that mineral. The mesmerizing internal inclusions are known as schiller and are diagnostic of this material. This stone is simply breathtaking and in pristine condition.
Measurements: 15.04 x 12.41 x 9.21 mm, 10.08 cts.
Provenance: The Jena Blue Collection
Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000.
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