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Mookaite Cabochon
Mookaite Cabochon
Mookaite Cabochon
Mookaite Cabochon
Mookaite Cabochon

Mookaite Cabochon

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Mookaite Cabochon

Designer cut cabochon with swirls in deep red, vibrant yellow, and a little off-white. Flat, matte finish back with a beveled edge. You will receive the exact gemstone shown in photos.

Weight: 10.20 carats
Length: 18.28 mm
Width: 14.30 mm
Height: 5.26 mm

Silicified Radiolarian Siltstone
Trade Name(s): Mookaite (often mispronounced "mookite"), Mookite Jasper* (misnomer)
Origin: Mooka Creek, Gascoyne Junction, Australia
Enhancement(s): (N) Natural

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* Using the term "jasper" to describe this material is misleading.  Jasper is an opaque form of cryptocrystalline quartz known as chalcedony with a completely different chemical make-up.
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American Gem Trade Association Gemstone Enhancement Codes

Enhancement: Any treatment process other than cutting and polishing that improves the appearance (color/clarity/phenomena), durability, or availability of a gemstone.

(N) Natural
No modification; natural stones which are not currently known to be enhanced (or currently has no known modification process).