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Lot 0020
Please remember, a 100x microscopic photography system is used. The actual gem depicted is far smaller than the images. Many inclusions shown are not visible to the naked eye.

Pieces: 1

Shape: Pear Facet

Type: Vayrynenite

Color: Orange Pink Padparadscha color

Weight: .25 CT

Clarity: SI1-VS2 (Type II) (PLEASE; If unsure of what clarity means see chart below for a more detailed explanation also remember colored gems are graded with the naked eye and not a loupe)

Size: 4.3 x 3.4 x 2.7 mm

Luster: Vitreous

Origin: Afghanistan

Treatment: None

Hardness: 5.0 on MOHS

Väyrynenite is a rare phosphate mineral with formula MnBe(PO4)(OH,F). It was first described in 1954 for an occurrence in Viitaniemi, Erajarvi, Finland and named for mineralogist Heikki Allan Väyrynen of Helsinki, Finland.
It is occurs in pegmatitess as an alteration of beryl and triphylite. It occurs in association with eosphorite, moraesite, hurlbutite, beryllonite, amblygonite, apatite, tourmaline, topaz, muscovite, microcline and quartz




VVS 1 & 2

x

VS 1

x

VS 2

x

SI 1

x

SI 2

x

Included



Extra Fine Quality. These gems have microscopic inclusions which are difficult to slightly difficult to see under a loupe with 10x magnification.



Very Fine Quality. Small pin-pricks are just visible to the scrutiny of the close naked eye. However, the beauty of the gem is not diminished in anyway.



Fine Quality. Small pin-pricks and feathers are just visible to the scrutiny of the close naked eye. However, the overall beauty of the gem is still not diminished.



Good Quality. These gems have inclusions which are fairly easy to see to the close naked eye. However, the overall beauty of the gem is still high.



Good to Medium-High Quality. These gems have inclusions which are fairly easy to see under the close naked eye. These inclusions are usually not really visible at an arm's length.



Medium to the lower qualities. Included gems with internal features that range from eye visible to very easily seen to the naked eye.

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    .25 ct Vayrynenite

    Estimate $250 - $300Sep 26, 2018
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