ID 10045

Here is a 19mm zircon on biotite.
The specimen is 401 grams and measures 90 x 65 x 58 mm (height, lenght, width)

 

The biggest crystal is almost damage free, but got some inner cracks. It has a nice color play, and look good on display.

Under and at the backside you will see many broken crystals, but those are not visible when the specimen is diplayed.

Please watch the video for a better view.

The video can also be seen on https://youtu.be/HsAfwHma0L8

The zircons are yellow SW and LW UV fluorenscence.

 


Zircons from Seiland is by far the world top for their deep red color with transparent and gemmy areas. The zircon site has been heavily mined in the '80s and '90s, and nowadays it is extremely difficult to collect decent specimens if not spending several days with heavy tools for digging. It is also at the border to the national park, so you would have problems for granting rights to do mining. The specimen for sale is from the old days when it was still easy to find zircons.

19 mm zircon on biotite from Seiland, Finnmark, Norway

$89,99Price

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