Ilakaka alexandrite deposit location

1. Ilakaka alexandrite deposit location  /by  Anonymous  at Sep 3 2006,4:09 PM/
Chrysoberyl found in the Ilakaka deposit include vivid yellow-green and of the cat's eye variety and small quantities of alexandrite with a very good color change. Occasional large alexandrite crystals of gem quality were recovered in Lake Alaotra.
2. Alexandrite mining in Ilakaka  /by  David Weinberg  at Apr 3 2009,9:04 AM/
The government recently moved the gemstone buying area a few kilometers out of Ilakaka.