Japanese Anorthite

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Gemstone: Anorthite
Location of Origin:Miyake Island (Miyake-jima), Izu Archipelago, Tokyo, Japan
Origin:Natural
Treatments:None reported
Weight:0.52 cts.
Cut by:Yuko Tanaka
Almost end-member anorthite (An96) with micro-dendritic inclusions of native copper and clouds of micron-sized native brass causing a red colour by scattering of light, 0.52ct. Alfredo Petrov collection, cut by Yuko Tanaka (Colorstone Mithrill, Tokyo), photographed by Stefan Ix.


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