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    Gemstone: Sunstone - 11.58 Cts.
    Dust Devil Mine
    Plush, Lake Co.
    Oregon, USA

    Sunstones of this caliber are hard to find. This collector-grade example is a high domed pear shaped cabochon that has been polished on all sides, with a flat cut bottom. This nearly 12 carat cabochon displays the quintessential Sunstone coloration. This attractive orange-peach color is stunning and contributes most of the color to the Copper inclusions inside. These platelets are known as "stripe" schiller and add a burnt orange hue to the stone due to the high density of Copper. The cabochon is in pristine condition and transparent, allowing the inclusions to take center stage.
    Measurements: 16.47 x 12.41 x 8.82 mm, 11.58 cts.

    Provenance: The Jena Blue Collection


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2020
    5th Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 0
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