Villiaumite (rough and cut set)
Lovozero Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast, Northern Region, Russia
Miniature, 3.5 x 2.3 x 1.6 cm (Crystal), 1.07 ct (Gem)

3.5 x 2.3 x 1.6 cm (Specimen); 1.07 carats; 8.79 mm x 4.70 mm (Gem) - Villiaumite specimens are well known from the Lovozero Massif, but good faceted stones are seldom seen. This set features a somewhat blocky, translucent orange-red specimen of Villiaumite which is accompanied by a narrow "Emerald" cut stone with very slight inclusions. One does not often have the opportunity to purchase a good matched rough and cut set of this had to find halide.