|Posted by gemhunter on January 1, 2015 at 7:30 PM||comments (0)|
Glenn Worthington from Arkansas recently brought to my attention an article about the recent discovery of 13 diamonds in North Carolina.
|Posted by gemhunter on December 29, 2014 at 7:15 PM||comments (0)|
Well it happened. One prospector contacted me who recently read my book on finding gemstones. He reported that a university in North Carolina confirmed he had found several diamonds including one, flawless, 5-carat diamond in a placer at one of the many sites mentioned in my book released in late 2014.
This followed discoveries of sapphires at another location by a different prospector and also discoveries of lamprophyres (one of a few rock types known to contain diamonds). We expect t...Read Full Post »
|Posted by gemhunter on October 21, 2014 at 1:10 PM||comments (0)|
|Posted by gemhunter on October 14, 2014 at 2:00 PM||comments (0)|
Diamond cutter Isaac Wolf outbid three rivals for the 59.6-carat “Pink Star” diamond, offering about $83.2 million, a world record for any gem sold at auction. He renamed it the “Pink Dream.” Unlike many who would make a purchase like this, he revealed his identity and explained why he bought the gem. In fac...Read Full Post »
|Posted by gemhunter on October 14, 2014 at 1:55 PM||comments (0)|
|Posted by gemhunter on October 14, 2014 at 1:50 PM||comments (0)|
Just a month after setting a world record for the most valuable White diamond sold at auction, a 118.28-carat D-flawless that sold for $30.6-M on 7 October in Hong Kong, Sotheby’s Geneva expects to set another record on 13 November, when the Pink Star crosses its block.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pink_Star_(diamond)" target="_blank">Pink Star, a 59.6-carat internally flawless vivid-Pink diamond is expected to fetch more than $60-M. It is the largest stone of...Read Full Post »
|Posted by gemhunter on October 14, 2014 at 1:45 PM||comments (0)|
Mining group Rio Tinto has unearthed an extremely rare pink diamond.
It discovered Australia's biggest rough pink diamond, named the Jubilee Pink, at its Argyle mine.
The diamond is similar to the Williamson Pink, given to Queen Elizabeth II as a wedding gift in the 1950s.
It is thought to be worth millions of doll...Read Full Post »
|Posted by gemhunter on March 21, 2014 at 3:20 PM||comments (0)|
When most of us think of corundum, we visualize the intense pigeon’s blood purplish-red color of Burmese ruby, the satiated blue of Kashmir sapphire or the subtlety of pink and orange Padparadscha sapphire. Sapphire and ruby are two of the better known gemstones in the world and two of the more valuable gems.
Rare pink Padparadscha sapphires of Sri Lanka are extraordinary, but, it is the blue sapphire that brin...Read Full Post »
|Posted by gemhunter on August 20, 2013 at 8:10 PM||comments (0)|
PRESS RELEASE August 15th, 2013
Marquis Who’s Who in the World selected Dan Hausel for their biographical compendium over the past 10 years. Professor Hausel was the senior economic geologist and deputy director at the Wyoming Geological Survey at the University of Wyoming during the period of 1977 to 2007. Over this period, he foun...Read Full Post »
|Posted by gemhunter on May 24, 2013 at 1:25 PM||comments (8)|
Arizona geologist and martial arts instructor, Dan Hausel, was notified by Fred Marks, Editor-in-Chief of Marquis Who’s Who of his inclusion in the forthcoming 68th Edition of Who’s Who in America 2014. Hausel was first selected as a Who’s Who honoree more than 25 years ago and has since appeared in many biographical compendiums celebr...Read Full Post »