|A new trade name, Csarite, is now being applied to the mineral. The Courtney Collection has been named as the first authorized distributor of Csarite in the United States.|
The Courtney Collection is the new loose coloured gemstone division of the Los Angeles-based Erica Courtney, Inc. It will focus on collectible, rare and interesting gemstones.
|Dubai--Two large, rare color-changing csarite gemstones are now in the Smithsonian Institution’s National Gem Collection, thanks to a donation from Milenyum Mining Ltd.|
The Dubai-based miner donated the stones, a 44.48-carat faceted oval-shaped csarite and a 159.33-carat cat’s eye cabochon csarite, at the American Gem Trade Association’s GemFair, which took place Feb. 4 to 9 in Tucson.
|The National Gem Collection is housed at the National Museum of Natural History in Washington. It consists of over 350,000 mineral specimens and 10,000 gemstones, including the Hope Diamond, making it one of the largest of its kind in the word.|