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as to appearance, size, origin and fully disclose any known
treatments in its description. Because you view the images on a
different monitor with different settings, color is particularly fickle
to represent, but I do my best.
Phoenix
By: Dan Starr
Cutting Instructions
Pavilion
P1
41.00°
96-12-24-36-48-60-72-84                                       
Cut to center point.                                                                                      
P2(G)
90.00°
96-12-24-36-48-60-72-84                                       
Cut to meet P1.                                                                                            
P3
37.50°
06-18-30-42-54-66-78-90                                       
Cut to meet girdle.                                                                                      
Crown
C1
58.00°
96-12-24-36-48-60-72-90                                      
Cut to establish the girdle.                                                                           
C2
42.70°
06-18-30-42-54-66-78-90                                      
Cut to meet girdle.                                                                                        
C3
28.50°
01-11-13-23-25-35-37-47-49-59-61-71-73-83-85-95
Cut to meet C1.                                                                                            
C4
16.80°
06-18-30-42-54-66-78-90                                      
Cut to meet C2, C3.                                                                                     
T

Table                                                                    
Cut to meet C3.                                                                                           
Monocerotis - Designed by Dan Starr © 2006
Angles are for R.I = 1.76
57 Facets  +  8 Girdle Facets  =  65  Total Facets
8-fold mirror image symmetry
96  Index
L/W = 1.000  T/W = 0.494  U/W = 0.494  P/W = 0.415  C/W = 0.241
Volume/W e3  =  0.259
Cutting Remarks  -  This is named after a very special friend of mine. The angles work without changes from R.I. of 1.72
to 2.17.
Brightness Table
R.I.
Iso %
Cos %
1.54
N/A
N/A
1.72
90.9
79.3
1.76
90.7
78.6
1.96
89.3
75.2
2.17
88.2
71.5
Phoenix cut in Synthetic Ruby
Cutting Instructions
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