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min data

Mineral: quartz
Gem: citrine
Size: 13x13 mm
Carat: 8.4 ct
Cut: barion cushion 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
This is a barion design. (The barion pavillion was pioneered by Basil Watermeyer. ) It is a way to cut non-round stones and make them more brilliant. It usually combines a step cut top with a "barion" bottom. This is a nice color stone with good light return cut by the author. Design from Facet Design Vol.7 9.086 barion.