Hydrogrossular Garnet, Russia - 2.78 ct. Intense Apple Green, Eastern Siberia, Yakutia, Urals, Russia
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GEM TYPE - Hydrogrossular Garnet, this is untreated, transparent, bright, velvety, Apple-green garnet. The rarest gem you may ever see in your life. It is so rare people claim it does not even exist in a transparent gem. NOTE - We will happily have it tested, yet again, at the lab of your choice. This gem is so rare you will likely never see another, only fakes or misidentified gems are online in this clarity and color. Prior, this gem was thought to only exist in translucent form only suitable for cabochons, usually highly included and never this vivid apple green. It is as rare as a flawless 20 carat diamond found inside a meteorite.
SHAPE - Trillion Cut
WEIGHT - 2.78 carat
SIZE - 9 x 9 x 5.7mm
COLOR - Intense Apple Green
CLARITY - VS1
LUSTER - Excellent
ORIGIN - Eastern Siberia, Yakutia, Russia, Ural Mountains
TREATMENT - NONE
HARDNESS - MOHS 7.5 - 8.0
NOTES - Ca3AI2(SiO4)3-x(OH)4x One of the rarest exotic gems sought after by collectors and investors worldwide. Habit is usually grannular, generally occurs as anhedral to subhedral crystals in matrix. Named after the GROSSULAR type of garnet. This is the highest quality, rarest-and best gem grade green garnet on the planet. We reserve the right to pull this gem at any time and the pricing will only go up. You
Most of this rough was sold about 15 years ago and this is the only known piece of this quality to currently on the market. This is the finest on the market. Please beware of fakes on multi-seller sites. I saw one listed as NO HEAT but they forgot to say it was glass filled. Transparent material in this color is so rare we can not even price it properly since there are no auction records. We will happily GIA certify this and guarantee the results but you must pay the certification cost in advance. We are that confidant.