Gem, DT, floater Orthoclase xl (Carl Davis Coll.)
- Itrongay, Betroka Dept., Madagascar
- Thumbnail, 2.5 x 1.9 x 1.0 cm
- Start Time: 05/13/2009 5:00:00 pm (CDT)
- End Time: 05/21/2009 5:00:39 pm (CDT)
- Auction Closed
A beautiful, GEM, yellow-green orthoclase crystal from the small finds at Itrongay, Madagascar. The finest gem crystals of orthoclase are produced in this region of Madagascar. This is a SUPERB example, being a PRISTINE, complete all-around, doubly terminated floater. The crystal is 100% cuttable gem quality throughout. VERY highly representative of the species and locale and RARE in this quality. 47.09 carats or over 9 grams. Ex Carl Davis Collection.