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min data

Mineral: quartz
Gem: citrine
Size: 9x15 mm
Carat: 3.5 ct
Cut: concave cut
Origin: Brazil
Genral Info: The name is derived from the German "quarz" of uncertain origin. It was called "krystallos" by the Greeks, but this later became the generic term for crystal.
Additional Information
Another stone purchased back in the 1990's from Brazilian cutters. It is excellent color and quality with great light return. It was purchased at the same time as the previous (rectangular) cut stone.
closeup of edge and bottom - showing concave cuts closeup of tip (bottom)