Stone Type : Scapolite
Dk Purplish Red
4.72 cts split sided brilliant cut
measuring 11.9×8.8×7.3 mm
eye clean, from Tanzania. Another fine scapolite of unusually intense purplish red color which is extremely rare for this gem specie. Recovery from the rough is low due to the need to orient the C axis perpendicular to the table which is the least efficient orientation for recovery when cutting.