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Pendant, D25.603

Physical Description

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.

Research Notes

Feather Fractures —Russell Beck
Medium transperancy
Purplish brown talc inclusions
Pyrite, Needle and ragged
Low temperature heat treated. Reground after heating.


Mana Pounamu - New Zealand Jade; Russell Beck




Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 164 x 40mm

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