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Mineral: quartz
Gem: citrine
Size: 16 mm
Carat: 14.6 ct
Cut: portuguese 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
The Portuguese cut is consider by some to be the perfect round gemstone cut. It produces a wonderful stone in nearly any material, but the extra depth can make it more difficult to set or in the design of appropriate jewelry. This stone cut by the author. This design can be found in a wide variety of books and on the WEB.