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gemstone main cabochon creation
min data

Mineral: quartz
Gem: strawberry quartz
Size: 15x20 mm & 18x27 mm
Carat: 11.9 ct & 33 ct
Cut: custom cut(s)
Origin: Kazakhstan
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 variety of "included quartz" containing hematite. Both of these stones have polished flat bottoms. These stones are native cut to show off the inclusions and not for light return. Below are closeups of the hematite inclusions.
closeup of hematite higher magnification closeup of hematite