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Marlborough Green, Australian Apple Green Chalcedony / Chrysoprase
Marlborough Green, Australian Apple Green Chalcedony / Chrysoprase
Marlborough Green, Australian Apple Green Chalcedony / Chrysoprase
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Marlborough Green, Australian Apple Green Chalcedony / Chrysoprase
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1.92 ct. Marlborough Green, Aussie Chalcedony / Chrysoprase

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1.92 carat Marlborough Green, Aussie Chalcedony / Chrysoprase

Gem Type - Chalcedony a.k.a. Chrysoprase

Shape - Round cabochon, Top USA award-winn

ing cutter added slightly beveled base for easy mounting.

Weight - 1.92 carat

Size - 7.3 X 4.6 mm

Color - Finest Imperial Green-Apple Green, looks like finest Imperial Jadeite.

Clarity - Translucent, no visible inclusions unless notated, see back lit photo for clarity example. 

Luster - Exceptional, Jadeite Quality polish. 

Origin -  Marlborough, Australia Mine was exhausted by high-end jewelry companies and the vintage green chrysoprase in their mountings have gone sky-high in price. Rough from Australia used in these cabochons and cuts had been vaulted since 1973. 

Treatment - None, cut from rough vaulted in 1973

Hardness - 7 on MOHS scale

Notes - Marlborough green chalcedony / chrysoprase was wiped out by the high-end jewelry industry and collectors in the 1970's due to it being a dead ringer for the highest-end jadeite (Imperial to Apple Green) hardness is excellent  and pieces of this vintage jewelry even with conservative amounts of the chalcedony and no diamonds, set in platinum or gold single cabs in this top color and translucency.A true investment gem. Our gems are from our rough and cut by award winning American gem-cutters. No mass production the material is simply not available.  We will happily GIA test any gem for you and batch test our rough with GIA.