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Fine Color/Cut 8x6mm Chrysoberyl Oval

Nice bright color and good transparency. Vanadium in trace amounts is probably responsible for the minty-green color of chrysoberyls like this one.

Fine Color/Cut 8x6mm Chrysoberyl Oval

Grade Score 6 / 10

Color
Fair (2/5)
Cut
Good (3/5)
Carat
Medium (3/5)
Clarity
Very good (4/5)
Rarity
Hard to find (3/5)

Price information

Availability information

  • Offered through Multicolour.com
  • Usually ships within 24 hours
  • Source: Multicolour.com
  • Multicolour Gems Co., Ltd
Detail identification and grading report
Identification
Type: Natural
Species: Chrysoberyl
Variety: Chrysoberyl
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: styG*5/2 (medium strongly yellowish green)
Phenomena: Pleochroism Strong (55%-59%)
Clarity
Clarity type: Slightly included (Type I)
Transparency: Transparent
Cut
Shape: Oval
Cut style: Step
Symmetry: Good
Brilliance: Very good
Polish: Exceptional
Size
Width: 6.20 mm
Length: 7.90 mm
Depth: 4.50 mm
Weight: 1.89 cts
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