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Tsarstone collectors guide

Vanadium Green Chrysoberyl Oval 2.51cts.

Beautiful color and cutting. Vanadium in trace amounts is probably responsible for the minty green color of this stone.

Vanadium Green Chrysoberyl Oval 2.51cts.

Grade Score 7 / 10

Color
Good (3/5)
Cut
Exceptional (5/5)
Carat
Medium (3/5)
Clarity
Very good (4/5)
Rarity
Hard to find (3/5)

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Detail identification and grading report
Identification
Type: Natural
Species: Chrysoberyl
Variety: Chrysoberyl
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: yG 3/3 (light yellowish green)
Phenomena: Pleochroism Strong (65%-69%)
Clarity
Clarity type: Slightly included (Type I)
Transparency: Transparent
Cut
Shape: Oval
Cut style: Step
Symmetry: Exceptional
Brilliance: Exceptional
Polish: Exceptional
Size
Width: 7.50 mm
Length: 8.60 mm
Weight: 2.51 cts
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Bibliographic details
Page title Natural Chrysoberyl Oval 2.51 cts
Author David Weinberg
Website title Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide
Date published 03 July 2010 05:08 UTC
Date accessed 26 February 2020 23:55 UTC
Permanent link http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00032
AMA style
David Weinberg. "Natural Chrysoberyl Oval 2.51 cts". In Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide. July 03, 2010, 05:08 UTC. Available at: http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00032. Accessed February 26, 2020.
APA style
"Natural Chrysoberyl Oval 2.51 cts". (2010, July 03). In Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide. Retrieved 23:55, February 26, 2020, from http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00032.
Bluebook style
"Natural Chrysoberyl Oval 2.51 cts", http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00032 (last visited February 26, 2020).
Bluebook: Harvard JOLT style
See Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide, "Natural Chrysoberyl Oval 2.51 cts", http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00032 (Hard to find Chrysoberyl (Chrysoberyl) Oval 2.51cts from Tanzania (Tunduru)) (as of Feb. 26, 2020, 23:55 GMT).
CBE/CSE style
David Weinberg. "Natural Chrysoberyl Oval 2.51 cts". In Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide. 2010 Jul 03, 05:08 UTC.[Internet], Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide; 2010 Jul 03, 05:08 UTC [cited 2020 Feb 26]. Available from: http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00032.
Chicago style
David Weinberg, "Natural Chrysoberyl Oval 2.51 cts", http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00032, (accessed February 26, 2020).
MLA style
"Natural Chrysoberyl Oval 2.51 cts". Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide. 03 Jul 2010, 05:08 UTC. 26 Feb 2020 http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00032
MHRA style
David Weinberg, "Natural Chrysoberyl Oval 2.51 cts", Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide, 03 July 2010, 05:08 UTC, http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00032 [accessed 26 February 2020].
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