30.05 Ct TAJIKISTAN SPINEL
Origin: Gem spinel deposit, Kukh-i-Lal (Kukhilal; Kuhi-lal), Pyandzh River Valley, Pamir Mts, Viloyati
Mukhtori Gorno-Badakhshan (Viloyati Badakhshoni Kuni), Tajikistan
This spinel was mined in 1971 and shows the highly sought-after cherry red color that older
material from Tajikistan is famous for. The new spinel finds from Tajikistan are of lesser quality and
display a lighter pink color.