Mackay Emerald Necklace

ID: G9775_01

Creator: Clark, Chip

Form/Genre: Object

Date: c. 2000

Citation: Courtesy of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History's Department of Mineral Sciences, http://geogallery.si.edu/profile.php?id=40

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Summary

Image of the 168-carat emerald, bequeathed by Anna Cast Mackay to the Smithsonian Institution National Gem Collection, in 1984. The stunning Mackay Emerald was mined in Muzo, Colombia, and was placed on display in the National Museum of Natural History's Gem Hall.

Subject

  • Mackay, Anna Cast
  • Hall of Gems
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Dept. of Mineral Sciences
  • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) Janet Annenberg Hooker Hall of Geology, Gems and Minerals
  • National Collections

Category

Born Digitial Images

Notes

Original Image is a Born Digital from NMNH's Mineral Science Web site. https://geogallery.si.edu/10002723/mackay-emerald-necklace

Contained within

Courtesy of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History's Department of Mineral Sciences, http://geogallery.si.edu/profile.php?id=40

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

c. 2000

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Gems
  • Emeralds
  • Inheritance and succession

Form/Genre

  • Object
  • Digital Image

ID Number

G9775_01

Physical description

Number of Images: 1 Color: Color ; Size: 5.56w x 8.46h ; Type of Image: Object; Medium: Digital Image

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