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Chrysoberyl — specimen 0166, photo © NMNHS
Chrysoberyl — specimen 0166, photo © NMNHS

Chrysoberylspecimen 0166


South Asia
Sri Lanka
Chrysoberyl — specimen 0166, locality map

Weight: 0.33 ct; size: 4.79 | 3.69 | 2.33 mm; shape: oval; colour: medium yellowish green; slightly greyish; clarity: eye clean; cut: excellent; treatment: none.

Very clean specimen; excellent mixed style cut. Source: Jeffery Davies, Jeffery Davies Fine Jewelry & Gemstones.

Other specimens
Chrysoberyl — specimen 0011Chrysoberyl — specimen 0126Chrysoberyl — specimen 0607Chrysoberyl — specimen 0667Chrysoberyl — specimen 0509Chrysoberyl — specimen 0514

More information from ‘Classification’

Characteristic of some granite pegmatites associated with mica schists or reaction zones in ultramafic rocks (Anthony et al., 2001—2005). The largest faceted specimen is a 245 carat oval from Sri Lanka (Arem, 1987: 67).