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Alexandrite

Tsarstone collectors guide

Certified Moderate Color Change Alexandrite

Weak to moderate color change.

Certified Moderate Color Change Alexandrite
Natural Alexandrite Oval 1.7 cts Natural Alexandrite Oval 1.7 cts

Grade Score 8 / 10

Color
Fair (2/5)
Cut
Exceptional (5/5)
Carat
Large (4/5)
Clarity
Exceptional (5/5)
Rarity
Rare (4/5)

Price information

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Detail identification and grading report
Identification
Type: Natural
Species: Chrysoberyl
Variety: Alexandrite
Origin: Tunduru, Ruvuma, Ruvuma Region, Tanzania
Hardness: 8.5
Density: 3.75
RI-1: 1.741
RI-2: 1.76
Enhancements
Variety of work: Faceted
Designation: A (Not currently known to be enhanced)
Color
Color light source: Cool daylight
Color description: yG*5/2 (medium yellowish green)
Phenomena: Change of color (Alexandrite effect) Pleochroism Strong
Color phenomena: yO*2/2 (very light yellowish orange [brownish])
Clarity
Clarity type: Eye clean (Type I)
Transparency: Transparent
Cut
Shape: Oval
Cut style: Step
Symmetry: Exceptional
Brilliance: Exceptional
Polish: Exceptional
Size
Width: 6.40 mm
Length: 7.11 mm
Depth: 4.56 mm
Weight: 1.70 cts
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Bibliographic details
Page title Natural Alexandrite Oval 1.7 cts
Author David Weinberg
Website title Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide
Date published 03 July 2010 05:07 UTC
Date accessed 23 October 2014 14:08 UTC
Permanent link http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00054
AMA style
David Weinberg. "Natural Alexandrite Oval 1.7 cts". In Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide. July 03, 2010, 05:07 UTC. Available at: http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00054. Accessed October 23, 2014.
APA style
"Natural Alexandrite Oval 1.7 cts". (2010, July 03). In Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide. Retrieved 14:08, October 23, 2014, from http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00054.
Bluebook style
"Natural Alexandrite Oval 1.7 cts", http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00054 (last visited October 23, 2014).
Bluebook: Harvard JOLT style
See Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide, "Natural Alexandrite Oval 1.7 cts", http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00054 (Rare Alexandrite (Chrysoberyl) Oval 1.7cts from Tanzania (Tunduru)) (as of Oct. 23, 2014, 14:08 GMT).
CBE/CSE style
David Weinberg. "Natural Alexandrite Oval 1.7 cts". In Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide. 2010 Jul 03, 05:07 UTC.[Internet], Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide; 2010 Jul 03, 05:07 UTC [cited 2014 Oct 23]. Available from: http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00054.
Chicago style
David Weinberg, "Natural Alexandrite Oval 1.7 cts", http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00054, (accessed October 23, 2014).
MLA style
"Natural Alexandrite Oval 1.7 cts". Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide. 03 Jul 2010, 05:07 UTC. 23 Oct 2014 http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00054
MHRA style
David Weinberg, "Natural Alexandrite Oval 1.7 cts", Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide, 03 July 2010, 05:07 UTC, http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00054 [accessed 23 October 2014].
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