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Chondrodite — specimen 0062, photo © NMNHS
Chondrodite — specimen 0062, photo © NMNHS

Chondroditespecimen 0062


East Africa
Chondrodite — specimen 0062, locality map

Weight: 1.04 ct; size: 7.18 | 5.60 | 3.18 mm; shape: cushion; colour: medium light yellow; strong; clarity: eye clean; cut: fair; treatment: none.

Very clean specimen; mixed style cut. Identity certified by (GIT) The Gem and Jewelry Institute of Thailand laboratory, 1501200120001.

More information from ‘Classification’

In contact metamorphic zones, in limestones, associated with felsic to alkalic rocks; in carbonatites (Anthony et al., 2001—2005). Faceted specimens are extremely rare.