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Zircon — specimen 0596, photo © NMNHS
Zircon — specimen 0596, photo © NMNHS

Zirconspecimen 0596


Southeast Asia
Zircon — specimen 0596, locality map

Weight: 0.28 ct; size: 4.40 | 3.80 | 2.12 mm; shape: hexagon; colour: colourless; clarity: eye clean; cut: excellent; treatment: heating.

Very clean specimen; design ‘Hexamixtum S 41-32’ [crown angle changed to 21.00], excellent cut by Tan Pen.

Other specimens
Zircon — specimen 0145Zircon — specimen 0212Zircon — specimen 0595Zircon — 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).