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Cut Gemstone from Minas Gerais, Brazil

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 3:00pm

Cut Gemstone from Minas Gerais, Brazil -- Courtesy of Nikon Small WorldThis 40X photo of an inclusion in a cut gemstone: rutile crystals (titanium oxide) included in rock crystal (quartz) from Minas Gerais, Brazil, received an Image of Distinction designation in the 2013 Nikon Small World Photomicrophotography Competition, which recognizes excellence in photography with the optical microscope. It was taken by Mr. Michael Fortunat Hügi of theSwiss Gemmological Society in Bern, Switzerland, using brightfield and fiber optic illumination.

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