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 Post subject: Re: Looking for Hard to find stones
PostPosted: Sat Feb 16, 2019 12:38 am 
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I think it's from around the Tanzania/Kenya border, so the right area for the name. I don't know if it's actually mined by Masai or anything like that.

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PostPosted: Mon May 20, 2019 5:45 pm 
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I finally got my own really nice Sanarka Topaz. Believe it or not, it is even more intense than this photo - and in sunlight it is grape juice purple:

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PostPosted: Tue May 21, 2019 11:51 am 
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That, is a specimen! WOW. :shock:


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 Post subject: Re: Looking for Hard to find stones
PostPosted: Tue May 21, 2019 2:28 pm 
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Just a specimen - because it is really small. But I just wanted one that looked like the cover of the book "The Russian Brazil" and this is it!


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