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Zircon — specimen 0212, photo © NMNHS
Zircon — specimen 0212, photo © NMNHS

Zirconspecimen 0212


Southeast Asia
Zircon — specimen 0212, locality map

Weight: 0.94 ct; size: 6.10 | 3.85 | 3.20 mm; shape: octagon; colour: medium light green-blue or blue-green; very slightly greyish; clarity: eye clean; cut: good; treatment: heating.

Very clean specimen; good step cut style.

Other specimens
Zircon — specimen 0145Zircon — specimen 0595Zircon — specimen 0596Zircon — specimen 0630Zircon — specimen 0519Zircon — specimen 0521

More information from ‘Classification’

An accessory mineral in igneous and metamorphic rocks, with crystals reaching large size in mafic pegmatites and carbonatites; in sedimentary rocks and alluvial sands (Anthony et al., 2001—2005).