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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.