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min data

Mineral: quartz
Gem: citrine
Size: 8x8 mm
Carat: 2.7 ct
Cut: checker 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
A smaller checkerboard cut in citrine. This stone also cut by author. Design from one of the Vargas books.