0.72-Carat Bright Mint Green Kornerupine

$220.00

A beautiful and rare mint green Kornerupine from Tanzania, 0.72 carats.

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Description

Kornerupine is a rare born-silicate mineral that is very rarely found in gem grade.  It is highly pleochroic, and cut gems will often show more than one color when carefully observed.  This Kornerupine is a beautiful bright green color, and shows a small bit of secondary blue, making for a very minty green hue.  The gem is very clean, with a few tiny natural inclusions not visible without a 10x loupe.

This Kornerupine is faceted in a modified version of the classic diamond round brilliant design and is extremely brilliant in the hand.  The gem weighs 0.72 carats and measures 5.5 x 3.7 mm.

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