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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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