|Common & Rare?
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|Author:||StarCutGems [ Sun Sep 30, 2007 12:38 am ]|
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Aloha! I wonder if you may know what this material is? (Quiz)
.34ct. cut stone (Large for this.)
3.70 ct. rough. (Would Love to get a 1ct.+ finished)
Was mentioned at least once in "Gems & Gemology"
Most have one, but few have one with this birth cert.
Hint,......a clue is in the name. maybe?
Sorry for the Pics I am learning.
|Author:||Julie Gowans-Poli [ Sun Sep 30, 2007 2:30 am ]|
Peridot from meteorites?
|Author:||StarCutGems [ Sun Sep 30, 2007 4:15 pm ]|
Africanuk You got it.
Too many clues?
I got the rough 15+ years ago at to Desert Inn show in Tuscon.
Would this little Space Peridot be considered a "Rare" gem?
The rough was reported to come from a slice of Esquel Pallasite
Would this gem be Considered "Heated"? From passing through the earths atmosphere?
I will find a tougher one for another try later!
|Author:||Jung Kee [ Sun Sep 30, 2007 5:15 pm ]|
It certainly would qualify for being a rare gem by my standards. Nice piece! It looks quite green for a change, most pieces I've seen is an unpleasant yellow green or brownish orange.
And yes, it was a bit too many clues, at least to begin with, but nice all the same, I'm looking forward for the next quizzie stone!
|Author:||Julie Gowans-Poli [ Sun Sep 30, 2007 5:29 pm ]|
StarGems, just the right amount of clues, since it allowed me to find the right answer
I'm pretty sure that would qualify for a rare gem, at least until they come up with cheap space flights and easy intergalatic mining.
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