Ultra Rare! Faceted Bastnaesite Pakistan 3.33 ct GLI

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Gem ID#:8671
Origin:Zagi Mountain Peshwar Pakistan
Weight:3.33 carats! Large rare size!
Size:12 x 8.3 x 5.2
ClaritySlight inclusions faces up eye clean. Very clean for this material!
Cut:Well cut pear brilliant with you a checkerboard top.
Color:Burnt orange bright orange color flash
Treatment:None guaranteed natural!
Note:Facet quality Bastnaesite is very rare in nature and was all but non-existent in gem quality until the recent find in the N.W.tribal areas near the Pakistan - Afghanistan border. A rare earth mineral basically comprised of Cerium, Lanthanum, Yttrium, Carbonate, and Fluoride with some variations.

This particular gem is a great example of gem quality Bastnaesite! Well cut with pretty color and extremely clean for the species, this is truly a collectors gem!

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