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Andesine — specimen 0306, photo © NMNHS
Andesine — specimen 0306, photo © NMNHS

Andesinespecimen 0306


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Weight: 0.41 ct; size: 4.99 | 4.95 | 3.32 mm; shape: round; colour: medium light red; strong; clarity: eye clean; cut: good; treatment: diffusion.

Very clean specimen; good mixed style cut. Source: David Weinberg, Multicolour Gems Ltd.

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A variety of albite; plagioclase feldspar with an albite:anorthite molar ratio ranging from 50:50 to 70:30.