Here for your consideration is an exceptionally rare high grade Charoite cabochon. This exquisite specimen exhibits an incredibly chatoyant deep pearly, silky purple swirling flow, tight grain, and exhibits a luscious lavender hue that can only come from quality Charoite. Some of the best of the best....
Standard radius dome.
Vitreous polish front and back.
Photographed under full spectrum LED and under direct sunlight.
Charoite associated minerals are:
Charoite - purple
Augite - black
Feldspar - white
Tinaksite - orange
Charoite is mined only two months out of the year where miners are flown in by helicopter, and is in very short supply due to the harsh weather. Lapidary quality Charoite is very scarce and can be very difficult to work.
Good for wearing, carrying, collecting, open or closed bezel set, wire wrap. This Charoite Cabochon will make a stunning focal piece!
Height - 54.51 mm
Width – 34 mm
Thickness – 6.55 mm
Weight - 70 Carats
Origin - Murunskii Massif, between the Charo and Tokko Rivers, Aldan Shield, Yakutia (Siberia), Russia
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