Victorville Black Jade rough slab,27x35x4-4.5mm, rare jade magnetite (rs32892)
Victorville Black Jade rough slab
Location: Victorville, Calif.
Color: This material is black and contains Magnetite.
Characteristics: Nephrite jade with magnetite, rectangle shape. Black, no green tint. Can be electroplated. Several small surface fractures.
Approx size: irregular 27 x 35 x 4-4.5mm. Weight 12.6 g
The government closed off the digging site years ago. The 25' hole getting to the jade was completely filled in. This is a Nephrite Jade and it takes a great polish, better than a lot of other nephrite jades. This stone can be electroplated with gold or silver onto the Magnetite. The last 2 pictures are a cab I created and a cab I electroplated with 24k gold, I set it in the very first pendant I created. It makes great looking jewelry even when you don't have it electroplated.
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All pictures taken wet to bring out colors you may see after polishing. Remaining pictures taken dry to show imperfections if any. If it's transparent one picture is taken with backlighting.
I use a full spectrum 45 w light bulb - photography photo CFL 5500K. It is a daylight balanced pure white light.
Unless noted all my rough slabs are preformed and the front and backs sanded with 320 diamond grit.
A 24mm coin and 10 mm squares in my pictures should help with image sizing.
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