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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)

Price information

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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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Bibliographic details
Page title Natural Cymophane Oval 2.29 cts
Author David Weinberg
Website title Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide
Date published 03 July 2010 05:09 UTC
Date accessed 21 December 2014 20:51 UTC
Permanent link http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00043
AMA style
David Weinberg. "Natural Cymophane Oval 2.29 cts". In Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide. July 03, 2010, 05:09 UTC. Available at: http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00043. Accessed December 21, 2014.
APA style
"Natural Cymophane Oval 2.29 cts". (2010, July 03). In Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide. Retrieved 20:51, December 21, 2014, from http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00043.
Bluebook style
"Natural Cymophane Oval 2.29 cts", http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00043 (last visited December 21, 2014).
Bluebook: Harvard JOLT style
See Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide, "Natural Cymophane Oval 2.29 cts", http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00043 (Hard to find Cymophane (Chrysoberyl) Oval 2.29cts from Madagascar (Ilakaka)) (as of Dec. 21, 2014, 20:51 GMT).
CBE/CSE style
David Weinberg. "Natural Cymophane Oval 2.29 cts". In Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide. 2010 Jul 03, 05:09 UTC.[Internet], Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide; 2010 Jul 03, 05:09 UTC [cited 2014 Dec 21]. Available from: http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00043.
Chicago style
David Weinberg, "Natural Cymophane Oval 2.29 cts", http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00043, (accessed December 21, 2014).
MLA style
"Natural Cymophane Oval 2.29 cts". Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide. 03 Jul 2010, 05:09 UTC. 21 Dec 2014 http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00043
MHRA style
David Weinberg, "Natural Cymophane Oval 2.29 cts", Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide, 03 July 2010, 05:09 UTC, http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00043 [accessed 21 December 2014].
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