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Enstatite — specimen 0046, photo © NMNHS
Enstatite — specimen 0046, photo © NMNHS

Enstatitespecimen 0046


East Africa
Enstatite — specimen 0046, locality map

Weight: 2.98 ct; size: 11.46 | 6.06 | 5.18 mm; shape: octagon; colour: dark reddish orange; clarity: eye clean; cut: excellent; treatment: none.

Very clean specimen; excellent mixed style cut. Recut by Multicolour Gems Ltd.

More information from ‘Classification’

In peridotites, ultramafic inclusions in alkalic olivine basalts and kimberlite; in regionally metamorphosed rocks; common in chondrite, achondrite, and iron meteorites (Anthony et al., 2001—2005).