|Musgravite is an aluminum oxide with variable proportions of magnesium, iron, and zinc. It was originally discovered in 1967 in Musgrave Ranges, Australia.|
One of the rarest and most valuable gemstones in the world, The GIA describes musgravite as “a rarity among the rare … a particular gem on our research examination ‘want list'”
This very rare and hard gemstone is in the same family as taafeite.
|There are only a handful of known examples. The Ophir Collection contains the 1st, 2nd and 3rd largest cut musgravites in the world. The 214.16 carat Ophir Grand Musgravite was originally thought to be a taaffeite gemstone, another incredibly rare gem.|
The 21.07 carat Ophir Red Musgravite is the largest cut red musgravite, and the 3rd largest cut Musgravite in the world.