Alexandrite found at Girdlestone Farm are small well-formed orthorhombic repeated twins forming pseudo hexagonal crystals of gem quality with a strong color change, from dark green to purple red.
|Province||Masvingo (Fort Victoria)|
The present situation in Zimbabwe means that the only major Sandawana emerald mine is now operating in the southwest Zvishavane region. The mines are worked by a private company and are known for producing small emeralds of fine color. Although alexandrite has been found in Zimbabwe, there is no current production.