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4.5 x 2.5 millimeter

0.10 carat

Here is a wonderful pink/magenta marquise cut Red Emerald (beryl) gemstone.  The stone is very small, but beautiful.

Kennecott's initial exploration of the Ruby-Violet Claims in 1994 yielded only 293 carats.  Reportedly, the largest stone faceted from their efforts was only seventeen points!  As of 1997, the average size for a Red Emerald gem was only 0.05 carat...and over 90% of ALL cut stones weighed 0.08 carat or less!  The typical shape was to form crystals into rounds, so marquise stones are fancy cuts in this variety.

Red Emerald 1/10th ct Marquise

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