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Sonoran Dendritic Rhyolite Oval Cabochon, 12.39 cts.

Sonoran Dendritic Rhyolite Oval Cabochon, 12.39 cts.

Regular price $12.00 USD
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Sultry pinks, mauve, and tan peach with white and deep maroon dendrites.  Size works great for a pendant/necklace, bracelet, or statement ring.  Polished to a smooth, satiny luster.  Flat, satin finish back with beveled edge for ease of setting.  You will receive the exact gemstone shown in photos.

Weight: 12.39 carats
Length: 24.60 mm
Width: 14.60 mm
Height: 4.28 mm

Species: Rhyolite
--Variety: -
Trade Name(s): Sonoran Dendritic Rhyolite, Sonoran Dendritic Jasper*
Origin: Mexico
Enhancement(s): (N) Natural

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* Using the term "jasper" to describe rhyolite is deceptive and a punishable crime under US Federal Trade Commission regulations.  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).

Care Instructions

Care

  • Take care to protect the gemstone when setting.
  • Avoid contact with abrasive materials, including polishes.  We have taken great care to bring out the brightest shine possible; using another abrasive may dull your gemstone's finished polish.
  • Avoid acids that could harm your gemstone, such as pickle.
  • Pearls should never be exposed to abrasives or chemicals.
  • Store gemstones in the pouch provided, or in a soft lined container away from other materials that may scratch or break gemstones; this includes other gemstones!

Cleaning

  • It's best to clean most gemstones with warm water and a mild dish soap.
  • Designate a soft toothbrush to use for cleaning.
  • Most gemstones should not be placed in an ultrasonic cleaner or in any jewelry cleaner containing chemicals.  The only gemstones that are generally safe in strong jewelry cleaners are strictly sapphires or diamonds.

Shipping

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  • Questions?

    If you have any questions on the care or cleaning of your gemstone(s) purchased from us, please send an email to RaleyDesignStudios@gmail.com.  We are happy to provide any additional information on your piece.