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Sharp Chrysoberyl Cat's Eye Oval 2.29cts.

An attractive cab with a sharp and centered eye over an olive-yellow body color. Nice cat's eyes over 2cts. are always hard to find.

Sharp Chrysoberyl Cat's Eye Oval 2.29cts.

Grade Score 6 / 10

Color
Good (3/5)
Cut
Good (3/5)
Carat
Medium (3/5)
Clarity
Inapplicable (N/A)
Rarity
Hard to find (3/5)

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Detail identification and grading report
Identification
Type: Natural
Species: Chrysoberyl
Variety: Cymophane
Origin: Ilakaka, Horombe, Ranohira, Fianarantsoa, Madagascar
Hardness: 8.5
Density: 3.75
RI-1: 1.741
RI-2: 1.76
Enhancements
Variety of work: Traditional (Cabochon)
Designation: A (Not currently known to be enhanced)
Color
Color light source: Cool daylight
Color description: YG/GY 4/3 (medium light yellow-green)
Phenomena: Cat's eye (Chatoyancy) Chatoyancy Strong (65%-69%)
Clarity
Transparency: Translucent
Cut
Shape: Oval
Cut style: Polished
Symmetry: Good
Polish: Good
Size
Width: 6.20 mm
Length: 7.80 mm
Depth: 4.60 mm
Weight: 2.29 cts
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