Pyrope Garnet var. Rodolite (rare) ex Irv Brown TN Coll.

Lokirima, Lodwar, Turkana Dist., Rift Valley Prov., Kenya
Thumbnail, 1.5 x 0.9 x 0.8 (largest) (2 Pieces)
Start Time: 12/17/2009 6:40:00 pm (CST)
End Time: 12/29/2009 6:45:00 pm (CST)
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Item Description

Rhodolite is rare rose-red gem variety of pyrope garnet and is used as a gemstone. These two, sharp, floater crystals are from an uncommon locality - Lokirima, Kenya. They have a nice rose-red color, when frontlit, but GLOW cherry-red, when backlit! 7.95 and 6.96 carats or 14.91 carats total. Ex Irv Brown Thumbnail Collection. Very rare on the market.

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