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Serendibite — specimen 0438, photo © NMNHS
Serendibite — specimen 0438, photo © NMNHS

Serendibitespecimen 0438


Southeast Asia
Myanmar, Mandalay, Mogok, 22.930097°N 96.515206°E
Serendibite — specimen 0438, locality map

Weight: 0.48 ct; size: 7.25 | 4.71 | 2.22 mm; shape: pear; colour: dark very strongly greenish blue; clarity: eye clean; cut: fair; treatment: none.

Very clean specimen; brilliant style cut.

Other specimens
Serendibite — specimen 0437

More information from ‘Classification’

In skarns, affected by boron metasomatism, along the contact between carbonate rocks and granite (Anthony et al., 2001—2005). One of the rarest gemstones.