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Mineral: feldspar
Gem: orthoclase
Size: 12 mm
Carat: 5.7 ct
Cut: whirlpool cut
Origin: mexico
General Info: The generic term "feldspar" comes from the Germanic term "feldt spat", meaning "mineral with prominent cleavage from the field". It was a prime constituent of many of the rocks over turned by farmers while plowing their fields. The feldspars are made up of three fundamental members and a wide number of chemical mixtures.
Additional Information
This stone was cut by a Russian cutter from material found in Mexico.