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This auction is open for bidding from:
May. 7, 2021
8:00.00 AM
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May. 13, 2021
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May. 10, 2021
12:51.33 AM

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Gahnite

 
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Specimen Code Number: LL600
Learn more about: Gahnite
Size: Thumbnail
0.7 x 0.7 x 0.5 cm
Location: Kagoro
Kaduna State
Nigeria
Description: Gemmy blue Gahnite crystal, the zinc rich end member and one of the rarer species in the Spinel group of minerals. Translucent to transparent octahedral crystal, good sized for the find. These were first discovered in 2001 and are found mostly of industrial quality. Though they don't get very large, the color is spectacular. The GIA has written a nice article about these crystals published in Gems & Gemology, Fall 2019, Vol. 55, No. 3.
 
Contact Dealer: Mike Keim
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Dealer Website: www.marinmineral.com
 
 
SOLD for: $17.00
 



CURRENT BID TIME DATE BIDDER
$17.00 9:01.25 PM Apr. 5, 2021 gram1950
$16.00 9:01.24 PM Apr. 5, 2021 rgrmin
$5.00 6:13.31 PM Apr. 2, 2021 gram1950