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mineral data

Mineral: tourmaline
Gem: tourmaline (dravite)
Size: xx
Carat: xx
Cut: rectangular step cut
Origin: unknown
General Info: The name apparently comes from the Sinhalese word "Turamali" which was given to mixtures of unidentified gem gravels in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka).
Additional Information
A native cut tourmaline with shallow pavillion and thus a bit of a fisheye in the center. Overall better than average native cut. Dravite is not commonly used in cut stones a little more of rare tourmaline color. (rare/uncommon not necessarily more valuable.)