Description

    Unmounted Paraiba-Type Tourmaline
    The cushion-shaped tourmaline measures 24.03 x 22.24 x 13.62 mm and weighs 49.58 carats. An AGL report #CS 60652 dated May 8, 2014 stating Natural Tourmaline, Paraiba-Type, Copper-bearing Variety of Elbaite, Origin: Nigeria, Clarity Enhancement: None, accompanies the stone.


    Estimate: $150,000 - $200,000.

    Condition Report*:

    Gem Type: Tourmaline
    Gem Certification No: AGL
    Gem Lab: CS 60652
    Gem Average Clarity: Fine
    Gem Shape: Cushion-cut
    Gem Count: 1 - 25
    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Notes: Impressive size and stunning color. Comments from AGL: Paraiba-Type is a term/color variety applied by the AGL to the copper-bearing variety of elbaite tourmaline, which was first discovered in the Paraiba state of Brazil, but may have originated from a different source.


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    May, 2015
    4th Monday
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