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)
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Item Description

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.

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