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Phenakite — specimen 0490, photo © NMNHS
Phenakite — specimen 0490, photo © NMNHS

Phenakitespecimen 0490


East Africa
Phenakite — specimen 0490, locality map

Weight: 0.41 ct; size: 5.54 | 4.37 | 2.80 mm; shape: oval; colour: colourless; clarity: eye clean; cut: very good; treatment: none.

Very clean specimen; very good Portuguese style cut. Source: David Weinberg, Multicolour Gems Ltd.

Other specimens
Phenakite — specimen 0491Phenakite — specimen 0492Phenakite — specimen 0493

More information from ‘Classification’

In pegmatites, greisens, and alpine and hydrothermal veins (Anthony et al., 2001—2005).