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Tsarstone collectors guide

Chrysoberyl Cat's Eye Oval 2.53cts.

A beautiful well cut cat's eye. The eye is sharp and centered and overlies the classic milk and honey color that cat's eyes are known for. No blemishes or scratches mark the surface and stone is free of any noticeable inclusions or zoning.

Chrysoberyl Cat's Eye Oval 2.53cts.

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

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: Cymophane
Origin: Tunduru, Ruvuma, Ruvuma Region, Tanzania
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: gY*3/2 (light greenish yellow)
Phenomena: Cat's eye (Chatoyancy) Chatoyancy Strong (60%-64%)
Clarity
Transparency: Translucent
Cut
Shape: Oval
Cut style: Polished
Symmetry: Good
Polish: Good
Size
Width: 6.40 mm
Length: 8.50 mm
Weight: 2.53 cts
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Bibliographic details
Page title Natural Cymophane Oval 2.53 cts
Author David Weinberg
Website title Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide
Date published 03 July 2010 05:09 UTC
Date accessed 23 October 2014 06:51 UTC
Permanent link http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00048
AMA style
David Weinberg. "Natural Cymophane Oval 2.53 cts". In Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide. July 03, 2010, 05:09 UTC. Available at: http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00048. Accessed October 23, 2014.
APA style
"Natural Cymophane Oval 2.53 cts". (2010, July 03). In Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide. Retrieved 06:51, October 23, 2014, from http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00048.
Bluebook style
"Natural Cymophane Oval 2.53 cts", http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00048 (last visited October 23, 2014).
Bluebook: Harvard JOLT style
See Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide, "Natural Cymophane Oval 2.53 cts", http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00048 (Hard to find Cymophane (Chrysoberyl) Oval 2.53cts from Tanzania (Tunduru)) (as of Oct. 23, 2014, 06:51 GMT).
CBE/CSE style
David Weinberg. "Natural Cymophane Oval 2.53 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 Oct 23]. Available from: http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00048.
Chicago style
David Weinberg, "Natural Cymophane Oval 2.53 cts", http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00048, (accessed October 23, 2014).
MLA style
"Natural Cymophane Oval 2.53 cts". Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide. 03 Jul 2010, 05:09 UTC. 23 Oct 2014 http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00048
MHRA style
David Weinberg, "Natural Cymophane Oval 2.53 cts", Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide, 03 July 2010, 05:09 UTC, http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00048 [accessed 23 October 2014].
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