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Zebra stone — specimen 0655, photo © NMNHS
Zebra stone — specimen 0655, photo © NMNHS

Zebra stonespecimen 0655


Australia, Western Australia, Kimberley, Kununurra
Zebra stone — specimen 0655, locality map

Weight: 23.50 ct; size: 29.92 | 19.67 | 5.94 mm; shape: pear; colour: medium light orangey red; very slightly brownish; clarity: opaque; cut: good; treatment: none.

Clean specimen; cabochon type cut.

More information from ‘Classification’

A sedimentary rock; commercial name for a banded brown and white siltstone found mostly in the Kimberley region, Western Australia. The deposit is 600 million years old. The dark spots are coloured by hematite.