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~ Butterfly jasper ~

Offered here is a cabochon of butterfly jasper, or mariposite, from Mexico. Actually a rhyolite, this long time favorite brecciated material is a much sought after classic, and mighty tough to come by these days, in any quality. This example was cut from grand old material, with colorfully varied figure that includes slate blue, magenta, pink, green, rusty red, mauve and more. Any odd lines are either totally and naturally healed or simply part of the pattern, so you just can't go wrong with this beauty; it definitely won't disappoint! The stone has a nicely rounded dome of 7mm, a designer 'crescent' shape, and a slick glassy polish both front and back. The backside has two tiny pinpoint voids, mentioned only for accuracy.

Size: 54x25mm
Weight: approximately 49 carats

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Butterfly jasper

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