ZIRCON CRYSTAL 45
Zircon Crystal 45. This is a great specimen, with gemmy red brown crystal. Slight Fluorescence, yellow under UVC light. A super collectors specimen and rare. Showing the classic Spinel Crystal form and classic location too.
2.3cm x 2.6cm x 2.3cm, 28g.
Mud Tank, Northern Territory, Australia.
Zircons reputation has suffered of late due to the introduction of a diamond simulant. So for the record, zircon is not the same material as the artificial gem material Cubic Zirconia (or CZ). Zircon can make a very attractive and affordable gemstone. Zircon is the December Birthstone.