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Tsarstone collectors guide

Fine Sharp Chrysoberyl Cats Eye 2.25cts.

A nice stone stone with a sharp and centered eye over a translucent tan body color.

Fine Sharp Chrysoberyl Cats Eye 2.25cts.

Grade Score 7 / 10

Good (3/5)
Exceptional (5/5)
Medium (3/5)
Inapplicable (N/A)
Hard to find (3/5)

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Detail identification and grading report
Type: Natural
Species: Chrysoberyl
Variety: Cymophane
Origin: Ilakaka, Horombe, Ranohira, Fianarantsoa, Madagascar
Hardness: 8.5
Density: 3.75
RI-1: 1.741
RI-2: 1.76
Variety of work: Traditional (Cabochon)
Designation: A (Not currently known to be enhanced)
Color light source: Cool daylight
Color description: Y 2/2 (very light yellow [brownish] )
Phenomena: Cat's eye (Chatoyancy) Chatoyancy Strong (60%-64%)
Transparency: Translucent
Shape: Oval
Cut style: Polished
Symmetry: Exceptional
Polish: Exceptional
Width: 6.20 mm
Length: 8.80 mm
Depth: 4.30 mm
Weight: 2.25 cts
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