Overall Dimension (including bail): 2.9 x 1.7 x 0.5 inches
Inner Bail Diameter: 7 mm
Weight: 35.2 grams
Stamp/Mark: AKR, STERLING
Serial Number: p28178
Discovered in 1978 in the Murun mountains in Yakutia, near the Charo River, bright purple Russian charoite is a silicate mineral composed of potassium, calcium and sodium. This purple, fibrous material may also contain patterns of black, white, orange and transparent crystals.