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mineral data

Mineral: zircon
Gem: yellow zircon
Size: xx
Carat: xx
Cut: triangular cut
Origin: unknown
Genral Info: The name comes from the Persian "zargun", meaning "gold-colored". This word has been corrupted into "jargoon" which is used to describe light, usually inferior colored stones. It is mined for its zirconium and hafnium content.
Additional Information
A true yellow zircon with average color but a poor native cut. The pavillion is cut far to shallow and the center of the corwn does not reflect as much light a it should.