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Tsarstone collectors guide

Sharp Chrysoberyl Cats Eye Cab 3.29cts.

Fine color with a sharp and centered eye. This cab is rather flat but it's ideal for a bezel setting because it faces up like a 4 or 5ct. stone.

Sharp Chrysoberyl Cats Eye Cab 3.29cts.

Grade Score 6 / 10

Color
Good (3/5)
Cut
Good (3/5)
Carat
Medium (3/5)
Clarity
Inapplicable (N/A)
Rarity
Hard to find (3/5)

Price information

Availability information

  • Offered through Multicolour.com
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  • Source: Multicolour.com
  • Multicolour Gems Co., Ltd
Detail identification and grading report
Identification
Type: Natural
Species: Chrysoberyl
Variety: Cymophane
Origin: Tunduru, Ruvuma, Ruvuma Region, Tanzania
Hardness: 8.5
Density: 3.75
RI-1: 1.741
RI-2: 1.76
Enhancements
Variety of work: Traditional (Cabochon)
Designation: A (Not currently known to be enhanced)
Color
Color light source: Cool daylight
Color description: styG*3/2 (light strongly yellowish green)
Phenomena: Cat's eye (Chatoyancy) Chatoyancy Strong (60%-64%)
Clarity
Transparency: Translucent
Cut
Shape: Oval
Cut style: Polished
Size
Width: 8.60 mm
Length: 10.30 mm
Depth: 4.20 mm
Weight: 3.29 cts
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Bibliographic details
Page title Natural Cymophane Oval 3.29 cts
Author David Weinberg
Website title Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide
Date published 03 July 2010 05:09 UTC
Date accessed 19 October 2019 20:55 UTC
Permanent link http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00047
AMA style
David Weinberg. "Natural Cymophane Oval 3.29 cts". In Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide. July 03, 2010, 05:09 UTC. Available at: http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00047. Accessed October 19, 2019.
APA style
"Natural Cymophane Oval 3.29 cts". (2010, July 03). In Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide. Retrieved 20:55, October 19, 2019, from http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00047.
Bluebook style
"Natural Cymophane Oval 3.29 cts", http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00047 (last visited October 19, 2019).
Bluebook: Harvard JOLT style
See Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide, "Natural Cymophane Oval 3.29 cts", http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00047 (Hard to find Cymophane (Chrysoberyl) Oval 3.29cts from Tanzania (Tunduru)) (as of Oct. 19, 2019, 20:55 GMT).
CBE/CSE style
David Weinberg. "Natural Cymophane Oval 3.29 cts". In Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide. 2010 Jul 03, 05:09 UTC.[Internet], Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide; 2010 Jul 03, 05:09 UTC [cited 2019 Oct 19]. Available from: http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00047.
Chicago style
David Weinberg, "Natural Cymophane Oval 3.29 cts", http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00047, (accessed October 19, 2019).
MLA style
"Natural Cymophane Oval 3.29 cts". Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide. 03 Jul 2010, 05:09 UTC. 19 Oct 2019 http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00047
MHRA style
David Weinberg, "Natural Cymophane Oval 3.29 cts", Alexandrite Tsarstone Collectors Guide, 03 July 2010, 05:09 UTC, http://www.alexandrite.net/viewpage.html?id=ALX-001-00047 [accessed 19 October 2019].
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