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Tsarstone collectors guide

Sharp Chrysoberyl Cat's Eye Oval 2.52cts.

An attractive stone with an olive body color and a sharp and centered eye. With a hardness of 8.5, chrysoberyl is very hard, tough, and durable. It takes an excellent polish and is suitable for any kind of jewelry.

Sharp Chrysoberyl Cat's Eye Oval 2.52cts.

Grade Score 5 / 10

Good (3/5)
Fair (2/5)
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: YG/GY 4/3 (medium light yellow-green)
Phenomena: Cat's eye (Chatoyancy) Chatoyancy Strong (65%-69%)
Transparency: Translucent
Shape: Oval
Cut style: Polished
Symmetry: Good
Polish: Exceptional
Width: 6.20 mm
Length: 7.80 mm
Depth: 5.30 mm
Weight: 2.52 cts
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