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Chisel, D24.853

Physical Description

Nephrite/pounamu, dark green, kawakawa variety.Whao, high transparency, feather fractures. Chipped cutting edge, ovoid in cross section and highly polished surfaces notwithstanding some pitted areas.

Research Notes

Feather Fractures —Russell Beck
High transperancy
Chromite Grains inclusions
Surface oxidised after manufacture. Chipped cutting edge.
Finished

Provenance

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 113 x 20mm

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