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Dolomite — specimen 0165, photo © NMNHS
Dolomite — specimen 0165, photo © NMNHS

Dolomitespecimen 0165


South America
Brazil, Bahia, Brumado
Dolomite — specimen 0165, locality map

Weight: 3.73 ct; size: 11.54 | 9.39 | 5.97 mm; shape: oval; colour: very light grey; clarity: eye clean; cut: excellent; treatment: none.

Very clean specimen; excellent mixed style cut by master cutter Miro, Idar-Oberstein. Source: Ales Patrick Krivanek, Saint Claire Finest Jewels.

More information from ‘Classification’

Formed by diagenesis or hydrothermal metasomatism of limestone; a major component of some contact metamorphic rocks and marbles; a gangue in hydrothermal veins; in carbonatites and ultramafic rocks (Anthony et al., 2001—2005). Faceted specimens are very rare.