Nephrite/pounamu - dark green with black rivulets, Barn Bay source. Back straight - slightly concave lower back. Stomach curved. Distal end rounded, no tail. Proximal end rounded with bilateral indentations at base. Right side projects. Broken at perforation - on left side - centre Notched on right side - neck and stomach only. Medium transparency and feather fractures.
Feather Fractures —Russell Beck
Purplish brown talc inclusions
Pyrite, Needle and ragged
Low temperature heat treated. Reground after heating.
ReferencesMana Pounamu - New Zealand Jade; Russell Beck
Locality Wickliffe Bay
Source: Barn Bay
MeasurementsMaximum dimensions (H x W x D): 164 x 40mm
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