Moldavite Gemstone from Bohemia – 14 x 11 mm


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This gemstone moldavite is from Czech Republic Moldavite is a uniquely colored, green, tectite formed approximately 15 million years ago in the Moldau Valley of Bohemia in the Czech Republic.They were created approximately 14.7 million years ago when a giant meteorite or a comet impacted the earth near modern day Nordinger Res. The liquefied crust, caused by the impact, was ejected into the atmosphere and then fell back to earth in a broad pattern extending hundreds of square miles. The tektites which are similar to obsidian and volcanic glass in makeup are sometimes cut and faceted for use in the jewelry trade.This oval cut gem measures 14 x 11 mm and weighs 3.8 carats.

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Weight4 oz

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