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Pargasite — specimen 0275, photo © NMNHS
Pargasite — specimen 0275, photo © NMNHS

Pargasitespecimen 0275


East Africa
Pargasite — specimen 0275, locality map

Weight: 0.82 ct; size: 7.64 | 4.99 | 3.21 mm; shape: oval; colour: medium dark reddish orange; strong; clarity: eye clean; cut: good; treatment: none.

Very clean specimen; good mixed style cut.

Other specimens
Pargasite — specimen 0294Pargasite — specimen 0669

More information from ‘Classification’

In skarns metamorphosed from siliceous limestones; schists and amphibolites; also from andesitic volcanic and altered ultramafic rocks (Anthony et al., 2001—2005). Extremely rare as faceted specimens.