Thursday, 26 September 2013

Cool Gemstones I

Mozambique paraiba tourmalines. 6.0 carats and 5.53 carats.

Burmese Red Spinel. 10.2 carats. In normal lighting conditions this gem is deep purplish red; under bright lighting the gem comes alive.
Green grossular is a variety of the garnet family. 12.04 carats. Varying amounts of vanadium and chromium account for the intensity of the green.

Golden brown sphene from Burma. This stone weighs 40.33 carats.
Vietnamese Blue Spinel. 2.59 carats.

Mozambique Ruby. 3.16 carats.
Sri Lankan Green Zircon. 20.85 carats.

Amber from Burma.