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Tsarstone collectors guide

Certified Fine Natural Alexandrite 4.16cts.

Dark very slightly bluish green in daylight, and medium dark red-purple under incandescent light, the color change is strong and attractive. The cut, polish, proportions and clarity are excellent.

Certified Fine Natural Alexandrite 4.16cts.
Natural Alexandrite Oval 4.16 cts Natural Alexandrite Oval 4.16 cts

Grade Score 7 / 10

Color
Good (3/5)
Cut
Fair (2/5)
Carat
Large (4/5)
Clarity
Exceptional (5/5)
Rarity
Extremely rare (5/5)

Price information

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Detail identification and grading report
Identification
Type: Natural
Species: Chrysoberyl
Variety: Alexandrite
Origin: Tunduru, Ruvuma, Ruvuma Region, Tanzania
Hardness: 8.5
Density: 3.75
RI-1: 1.741
RI-2: 1.76
Enhancements
Variety of work: Faceted
Designation: A (Not currently known to be enhanced)
Color
Color light source: Cool daylight
Color description: vslbG*7/2 (dark very slightly bluish green)
Phenomena: Change of color (Alexandrite effect) Pleochroism Strong
Color phenomena: RP/PR 6/3 (medium dark red-purple)
Clarity
Clarity type: Eye clean (Type I)
Transparency: Transparent
Cut
Shape: Oval
Cut style: Step
Symmetry: Good
Brilliance: Fair
Polish: Exceptional
Size
Width: 7.88 mm
Length: 10.44 mm
Depth: 5.90 mm
Weight: 4.16 cts
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Bibliographic details
Page title Natural Alexandrite Oval 4.16 cts
Author David Weinberg
Website title Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide
Date published 03 July 2010 05:06 UTC
Date accessed 19 April 2021 22:59 UTC
Permanent link http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00015
AMA style
David Weinberg. "Natural Alexandrite Oval 4.16 cts". In Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide. July 03, 2010, 05:06 UTC. Available at: http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00015. Accessed April 19, 2021.
APA style
"Natural Alexandrite Oval 4.16 cts". (2010, July 03). In Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide. Retrieved 22:59, April 19, 2021, from http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00015.
Bluebook style
"Natural Alexandrite Oval 4.16 cts", http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00015 (last visited April 19, 2021).
Bluebook: Harvard JOLT style
See Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide, "Natural Alexandrite Oval 4.16 cts", http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00015 (Extremely rare Alexandrite (Chrysoberyl) Oval 4.16cts from Tanzania (Tunduru)) (as of Apr. 19, 2021, 22:59 GMT).
CBE/CSE style
David Weinberg. "Natural Alexandrite Oval 4.16 cts". In Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide. 2010 Jul 03, 05:06 UTC.[Internet], Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide; 2010 Jul 03, 05:06 UTC [cited 2021 Apr 19]. Available from: http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00015.
Chicago style
David Weinberg, "Natural Alexandrite Oval 4.16 cts", http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00015, (accessed April 19, 2021).
MLA style
"Natural Alexandrite Oval 4.16 cts". Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide. 03 Jul 2010, 05:06 UTC. 19 Apr 2021 http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00015
MHRA style
David Weinberg, "Natural Alexandrite Oval 4.16 cts", Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide, 03 July 2010, 05:06 UTC, http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00015 [accessed 19 April 2021].
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